The Home Office’s Digital, Data and Technology organisation is on the hunt for an innovation leader to oversee its Law Enforcement portfolio.
The Crown Commercial Service manages public procurement policy and delivery on behalf of the UK government, where it has saved billions of pounds in recent years.
The Institute for Government has published an interesting report with data that gives us some insight into the impact Brexit is having on areas such as digital, Civil Service turnover and delivery of major projects.
Laura Whyte, former HR Director at John Lewis, carried out an independent review of what it’s like to work in HMRC. Some of the results are concerning, particularly how HMRC uses data to understand the experience of its people.
Giles Derrington, Head of Policy: Brexit, International and Economics, techUK, tells the Science and Technology Committee that data held here in the case of a no deal scenario could be held illegally.
Government which tech projects to receive share of £2 million funding - from digital dairy farming to SME productivity
A separate funding competition has also been announced, which will allow businesses, local authorities and academia to test rolling out productivity-boosting technology.
Government invests £100m in new cyber security R&D and launches fund to drive diversity across the industry
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has also announced funding to help improve diversity across the cyber security sector.
Minister for Implementation talks up private and public sector partnerships to improve service delivery
Oliver Dowden announced the latest five challenges that form part of the GovTech Catalyst programme, which aims to encourage the private sector to solve public sector problems.
The EU has reached an agreement on a revised directive that will facilitate the availability and re-use of public sector data - market estimated to be worth €194 billion by 2030.
Ministry of Justice apologises for “unacceptable” IT court failures - working with Atos and Microsoft to resolve issues
The Criminal Bar Association has said that there have been multiple, very serious IT failures at Court centres across the country this week.