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Digital tech to tackle congestion in Newcastle

Newcastle City Council is extending an innovative scheme that uses smart technology to help manage traffic flow.

Government launches Digital Strategy

The government has launched its Digital Strategy which aims to create a world-leading digital economy that works for everyone.

New digital framework attracts 2,000 SMEs

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Government Digital Service (GDS) have launched the new Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 framework to supply technical expertise to the public sector.

DCMS launches new internet safety drive

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has announced it has begun work on a refreshed Internet Safety Strategy, which aims to ensure the UK becomes the safest place in the world for you people to go online.

The Department for Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) has announced new measures to support Britain’s world-leading AI sector as part of a Digital Strategy, due to published on 1 March, to boost growth and deliver a ‘thriving, outward-looking digital economy that works for everyone’.

 Features

Hiding behind the Great British Firewall

Following plans to create a British Firewall, Government Technology asks whether sharing cyber strength is a weakness waiting to be exploited?

Innovative move saves thousands in website costs

Government Technology explores how Tewkesbury Borough Council save large sums of money purchasing their council website

Managing threats in a digital world

Des Ward of Innopsis analyses the issue of security in local authorities and offers advice on the potential threats to council’s information sharing capability

2016 – the year of data

David Evans, director of Policy and Community at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, talks to Government Technology about the meaning behind 'big data' and what it has in store for 2016.

How UK councils can create resilient digital ecosystem

Richard Godfrey discusses the success and savings of the newly launched Digital City Peterborough programme.