MPs on the Science and Technology Committee heard from a range of experts today on how the government is fairing in its attempts to open up procurement to SMEs. The result was a mixed picture.
The successful candidate will command a salary of up to £140,000. Defra is one of the Whitehall departments set to have the biggest impact from Brexit.
Those of you that have adopted the ‘new year, new me’ mantra and hit the gym with a newly purchased fitness tracker should consider how that data is being shared.
Digital Marketplace is going global, Health Secretary Matt Hancock pushes new tech for GPs, and DWP hints at developing its own identity platform.
The Coalition government in Australia is considered an update to the National Digital Economy Strategy, which was last updated in 2013.
Brexit - Government’s Immigration White Paper to propose scrapping limit on Tier 2 visas, often used by tech industry
The technology industry in the UK has been calling for a scrap on the cap of Tier 2 visas for a while. However, it still isn’t decided whether or not a minimum wage for eligibility will be included.
It has been over six months since GDPR came into effect across the EU, forcing organisations to get their data protection practices in order.
The Army’s new online recruitment system was four years late, cost triple the budget and will ultimately be owned by Capita
The British Army contracted Capita to transform its recruitment processes, opting for a new online, automated system. However, the result was a classic case of ignoring user need.
The successful candidate will report into Kathy Settle, Director of Digital, Data and Technology. They will also help to raise DIT’s digital literacy.
The Oligopoly strikes back - Government spend with largest suppliers increasing, SME spend shrinking
Think tank Institute for Government has published a new report outlining where the government spends its money and who with. Spend with SMEs is shrinking and spend with big suppliers growing.