The Department for Transport (DfT) and Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) were the first to move their websites to the government’s new web platform, GOV.UK, in a departmental migration that should save the taxpayer ‘at least £50m a year’.
Public sector bodies will now be able to buy a further 3,000 IT services through the cloud computing services catalogue set up by the Government, the Cabinet Office has announced.
Use of the innovative technology on offer at the University of Birmingham and the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, will help businesses save time and money with costly repeat experiments which normally go hand in hand with testing new ideas.
The Government has announced the appointment of Joanna Shields as Chief Executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation (TCIO).
Top graduates are to be offered up to £20,000 to train as computer science teachers on courses designed with help from Facebook and Microsoft, it has been announced.