The UK emerged from the recent Open Government Partnership summit held in London as the most ‘open’ of the 61 countries involved, according to the Open Knowledge Foundation, which published its 2013 Open Data Index at the event.
Information security breaches in the public sector are almost always down to failures of information governance and management and not technology, according to the latest briefing from the Society of Information Management – Socitm.
The fourth version of the Government’s Gcloud procurement framework has gone live. According to the Cabinet Office, an even greater number of SMBs have made it onto the supplier list. Over 1,000 suppliers are listed in total, 426 of which were totally new to the project.
New technologies that foster smarter, more agile and productive ways of working are in high demand. Particularly across the government and public sector, with cost efficiency, office consolidations and budget cuts abound.