The government’s aim to reach 95 per cent of the UK by 2017 has received a boost with the latest figures revealing that over three million homes and businesses now have access to internet speeds greater than 24 Mbps.
The latest GOSS Interactive research has shown how the availability of public sector services through digital self-service is expected to grow by 310 per cent over the next three years, with public sector organisations expecting to save £8.74 million each over the same period.
In order to measure reaction to their digital improvements on social media, councils should consider procuring sentiment analysis services from the private sector, according to sector representative body Socitm.
Research undertaken by GE Lighting and the Carbon Trust has revealed that 87 per cent of public sector sustainability professionals have begun to embrace smart technologies in an attempt to drive social, economic and environmental benefits.
The Cabinet Office has announced Conall Bullock as the new Chief Digital Officer combining three previously separate roles of chief technology officer, chief information officer and chief digital officer.
New technologies that foster smarter, more agile and productive ways of working are in high demand. Particularly across the government and public sector, with cost efficiency, office consolidations and budget cuts abound.