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John Gladman takes over as interim CIO at Hounslow Council

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Hounslow Council to continue CRM strategy based on Salesforce.com
19 Dec 2014

Islington Council saves £3m with Advanced Business Solutions collaborative planning tool

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'The budgeting and forecasting solution has eliminated various labour-intensive processes,' says Alan Layton, director of financial management
03 Dec 2014

Health companies should invest in analytics to ward off cyber attacks, says report

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'Not a matter of if, but when' attacks will happen says VP of research, IDC Health Insights
28 Nov 2014

No change for government IT regardless of who wins the next election, believes Liam Maxwell

Government Digital Service CTO Liam Maxwell looks forward to continuing his role, regardless of the outcome of the general election in 2015
27 Nov 2014

Theresa May to introduce plans for new internet snooping powers

Plans to match individual users with IP addresses to be put to MPs
23 Nov 2014

Government CTO Liam Maxwell recruits army of senior IT leaders to manage new contracts

Public sector hiring IT specialists to bring lost IT skills back in-house, says Maxwell
20 Nov 2014

Drones 'used to harass people' and 'for criminal conduct' say police

Lords inquiry hears unmanned flying devices already being used for 'malicious' acts
18 Nov 2014

Technology companies 'are in denial' about 'web’s misuse' by terrorists, says GCHQ boss

Companies should support government attempts to monitor the web, argues new GCHQ boss Robert Hannigan
04 Nov 2014

Job Centre set for digital upgrade with free Wi-Fi and biometrics

London Bridge branch testing new technological departure from queues and notice boards
24 Oct 2014

Windows 10 announcement 'a surprise' to Notts County Council, just weeks after signing 8.1 deal with Microsoft

We’re happy with our choice, but would value an ongoing discussion with Microsoft, says ICT service director
16 Oct 2014

Full-time IT positions down by nearly 10 per cent at London boroughs since 2012

Local authorities offer fewer permanent ICT jobs as cuts bite
14 Oct 2014

The internet runs out of memory, and the unhackable is hacked: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

On the flipside, the NHS is grabbing some excellent IT budget-saving opportunities as NPfIT is laid to rest
15 Aug 2014

BBC CIO Linwood unfairly dismissed, employment tribunal rules

BBC showed a 'cavalier disregard' for disciplinary procedures
07 Aug 2014

Chancellor's Bitcoin viability study hopes to 'cement Britain's position' in global finance

Or is the Chancellor George Osborne just trying to look cool?
07 Aug 2014

Cabinet Office looks for data centre partners to handle 'top secret' information

Government wants to partner with a data centre provider in a deal that could be worth £700m
18 Jul 2014

What will the government's new data retention bill mean for UK businesses?

James Walsh, head of telecoms, and Liz Fitzsimons, data protection specialist at Eversheds LLP discuss the new bill's implications
17 Jul 2014

UK broadband not 'fit for purpose' claims Federation of Small Businesses

Massive governmental infrastructure rethink is necessary, says group
14 Jul 2014

Newcastle builds £250m tech hub to deliver 400 jobs and a £20m economic boost

The Core will be first building to open in new Science Central complex
14 Jul 2014

Telcos should prepare customers for 'price hike' of a mass-surveilance future, warns academic

'Worrying' data retention bill effects will feed down to the people, warns Coventry Uni’s Shaikh
10 Jul 2014

Cameron rushes through emergency phone and internet data retention bill

“The consequences of not acting are grave,” says PM
10 Jul 2014

Home Office welcomes SMEs as it bids to reset the way it works with IT suppliers

ReSET4 programme will see Home Office move away from 'large end-to-end contracts'
02 Jul 2014

Singleton to focus G-Cloud and Digital Services on 'local authority use'

G-Cloud supremo's team will visit regional centres in bid to boost uptake
02 Jul 2014

The BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as CTO

Controller of research and development takes up key technology role
01 Jul 2014

UK tech scene 'knocking on the door' of Silicon Valley says Lord Livingston as he welcomes Salesforce to London

Tory peer boasts of thriving tech scene 'not just in London' as UK stands 'very much open for business'
23 Jun 2014