Manchester to adopt digital action plan

An innovative crowdsourced action plan aims to help Greater Manchester reach its ambition of becoming a world-leading city region by 2020.

NHS Digital £1.4m delayed discharge funding open

To help reduce delayed discharges, NHS Digital has announced £1.4 million funding for local authorities and their NHS partners.

Rotherham to save 300 days on budget setting due to analytics

A council has saved the equivalent of over 300 person days on its budget setting by implementing a Financial Workforce Planning Solution.

SMEs encouraged towards health and social care marketplace

The government is encouraging technology-based SMEs to supply to the public sector via a new marketplace for health and social care providers.

Nottingham bus app users ‘short-changed’

Nottingham City Council has revealed that Nottingham City Transport is failing to ensure the cheapest bus tickets are promoted via its mobile app.

Digital transformation in the public sector

Richard Whomes, director sales engineering, Rocket Software, explains how digital transformation can improve and boost the public sector

GDPR - Key points for local and central government

Julie Nixon and Melanie Schwindt discuss GDPR and offer key recommendations to ensure UK companies are prepared come May next year

What does AI mean for government?

AI has proven to support multiple areas of government. Yasmeen Ahmad, director of Think Big Analytics, gives lessons from commercial enterprise

Data security isn’t just a technology issue

NHS Digital highlight the importance of protecting information and data in the NHS and why NHS staff must be trained in knowing system vulnerabilities

The public sector and data literacy

To meet consumer expectations in today’s market, there needs to be a data culture shift across the public sector. Simon Blunn explains why

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While 3D printing is becoming more widely used in general engineering the use of 3D printing in the medical and allied sectors such as dentistry has only just begun.