Civil servants sound alarm over digital skills shortfalls within their ranks

Penny Horwood
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Whitehall is struggling to digitise
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Whitehall is struggling to digitise

A new report claims that digital transformation of public services is being held back by legacy technology and deficits in skills and budgets.

Earlier this year, the UK government published a new digital and data strategy, snappily titled: Transforming for a digital future: 2022 - 2025 roadmap for digital and data. The paper was bursti...

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