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DVLA awarded top digital prize

For the second consecutive year DVLA has been awarded one of the top accolades at the Digital Leaders DL100 Awards.

Digital government progress 'painfully slow'

A new report by the Institute for Government argues that the digitisation of government and public services is happening too slowly in the UK.

Facebook to fight online hate speech

Local organisations will be trained to combat extremism and hate speech as part of a new UK initiative by social media giant Facebook.

Local gov needs data system refresh within 18 months

Research has revealed that local authorities are unable to store and analyse data effectively and will need a refresh within the next 18 months.

Technology can solve UK’s social care crisis

Leading technology professionals believe that a lack of digital skills is the biggest risk to transforming modern social care services.

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The transformative power of cloud in the public sector

John Jackson shares his thoughts on the London SuperCloud which will save the public sector a potential £1 billion a year.

Data protection: a necessity not a choice

With local authorities moving towards smarter services, Big Brother Watch looks at the importance of local authority data security.

Tapping into talent in the communications industry

Government Business looks at the new Communications Services framework in more detail

Social media - the present of public communications

Government Business looks at the importance of public sector communications and how best to implement a strategic digital approach

Can we make planning more transparent?

Future Cities Catapult’s Stefan Webb explains why developing technology is key to increasing transparency in the planning sector