Bill Mew, Cloud Strategist at UKCloud, explains why Brexit is an opportunity for transformation that we must do our BEST to grasp
Liam Maxwell’s move to AWS is problematic - and not just because he’s the government’s chief tech advisor
Liam Maxwell has played a fundamental role in the transformation of technology procurement and design of services in Whitehall. He ‘got it’, but he’s also a divisive figure that doesn’t always see the need to play by the rules.
Close consultation with the Information Commissioner leads to fully GDPR compliant service for UK businesses, says Royal Mail
More than 6 million workers fear that their jobs could be replaced by AI and automation over the next decade, and yet are concerned that the government and employers are not doing enough to support them through the change.
Katie Price’s petition to make online abuse a specific crime gained more than 221,000 signatures. It highlighted the specific problems disabled people experience online.
MPs recommend gender pay gap reporting be extending to companies with over 50 employees - pay gap in some sectors “obscene”
An influential select committee highlights that the information and communication sector has the fourth worst - out of 19 sectors monitored - gender pay gap in the UK.
Companies House is the UK’s registrar of companies. It’s latest annual report outlines how it is performing with regards to its strategy of using data to create simple and informative services.
DWP is hiring a new Head of Data Strategy and a Head of Data Transformation, as it aims to figure out how it can use data and new technologies to become more user focused.
A report by think tank Policy Exchange examines the options for the UK’s future border policies and technologies. It considers how the ‘quiet success’ of the Biometric Residence Permit could be an option for a future national ID system.
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Committee has been investigating Facebook and social media’s role in disinformation online - or ‘Fake News’ - but has struggled to get CEO Mark Zuckerberg to cooperate.