Glasgow and CGI agree new IT deal

Glasgow has agreed a new IT contract with CGI that it hopes will transform digital services across the city.

Cardiff introduces smart parking in city

Cardiff Council has launched a parking app to assist motorists in the Welsh capital find real-time available spaces in the city.

Broadband and landline users to get automatic compensation

Broadband and landline customers will get money back from their providers when things go wrong without having to claim, Ofcom says.

£84 million for robotics and artificial intelligence projects

More than £68 million of investment for robotics and artificial intelligence projects has been announced by the government.

Council and Capita announce flexible ICT partnership proposal

Birmingham City Council and Capita have concluded the first part of detailed negotiations to develop a more flexible partnership proposal.

NHS launches smartphone GP appointments

A 24-hour service has been launched for NHS patients, offering GP consultations via video link on smartphones.

Cheshire councils appoint Agilisys as transformation partner

Cheshire West and Chester Council and Cheshire East Council have appointed transformation specialist Agilisys.

Bracknell Forest Council appoints Invotra to transform intranet

Bracknell Forest Council has appointed Invotra to assist in the transformation of their intranet, helping the authority to become more efficient.

Sadiq Khan has launched two major tech initiatives to boost the sector and help harness the capital’s tech talent to make life better for Londoners.

Enfield Council develops ‘Digital by Default’ strategy

Enfield Council has chosen Sungard Availability Services to manage its hybrid IT infrastructure and increase efficiency by 30 per cent.

Stoke-on-Trent to give residents ability to track service requests in real-time

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is moving to Jadu Continuum CXM, a system that lets residents track their interactions with the council in real-time.

Southend’s mini robot to transform social care

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has introduced a new child-size robot designed to help transform the way it delivers social care services.

Bristol overtakes London as smartest city in UK

Bristol has overtaken London as the UK’s ‘smartest city’, according to new data.

Companies overcharging at end of mobile contracts

Vodafone, EE and Three are charging customers for the mobile phones they buy as part of a contract, even after the handset has been paid off.

UK’s digital infrastructure reforms announced

Reforms to the UK’s Electronic Communications Code will seek to reduce the costs of communications infrastructure on private land.

Digital prototype to pinpoint land for development

Future Cities Catapult has revealed a new tool to help collate land, planning and housing data in one place.

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