Green light for test-carrying drones for NHS

The UK Space Agency has backed a healthcare drone start-up founded by NHS staff, to help in the response to coronavirus.

2025 broadband target unlikely for rural locations

The 2025 target for faster gigabit coverage nationwide will be particularly difficult to achieve for the hardest to reach premises.

Sturgeon urges public to download new contact tracing app

Nicola Sturgeon has urged smartphone users to download NHS Scotland’s new contact tracing app to help suppress the spread of coronavirus.

Funding to help health suppliers improve cyber security

Hundreds of the country’s healthcare firms are set to benefit from government funding to boost their cyber security.

UK issues cyber defence advice for organisations

The NCSC has released guidance aimed at helping organisations stay safe from malicious cyber actors.

Streamlined social care for Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh City Council has streamlined social care with the implementation of prepaid cards to supply funds for adult and children’s social care

Automation and the rebirth of local government services

Oliver Cook looks at the way government is adopting robotics and automation, as well as the opportunities the technology will provide

Why smart cities require WAN data acceleration

David Trossell explores why smart cities require WAN data acceleration and how it can prevent smart cities from being held back by latency

London’s tech - the rise of the smart borough

London is one of the most digitally advanced cities in the world. But whilst the private sector booms, what about London’s public services?

User-driven processes for digital integration

Building the perfect healthcare data-sharing platform means helping clinicians to build the perfect system for patients. Saduf Ali-Drakesmith explains why