The government says it is looking for an 'exceptional candidate with a demonstrable desire to deliver a new approach to data in the UK'
“I always wanted to be a CIO, but there were times I thought I would never make it,” says CIO of the Year Nimisha Patel
Ben Gummer ousted in surprise election result, removing minister responsible for digital transformation
Jerry Fishenden says Cabinet Office ministers have not been interested in the privacy group since Francis Maude's departure
Cabinet Office claims £15m Microsoft licence-fee saving on Common Technology Services deal extension
Government dodges cloud and on-premise licence fee hikes with extension to current agreement
Turf war between GDS and HMRC over Gov.UK Verify just 'creative tension', says local government CDIO Ed Garcez
But Garcez admits that the Verify platform needs time to mature
GDS head Kevin Cunnington: Government Transformation Strategy will 'be carried out at pace and scale'
Cunnington explains strategy for 'digitally enabled transformation of government'
Poor communications, no consistent central governance and little assessment of performance, watchdog finds
A savvy approach to common digital components could change the way local councils and the wider public sector delivers services
Cabinet Office to probe Atos outsourcing deals
GDS will pursue open data use and expand the government-as-a-platform mission to overcome Whitehall's monolithic IT systems
Huge role for successful candidate largely because of incoming EU Data Protection Regulations
Government CTO Liam Maxwell 'delighted' to have Patterson back at GDS following stint at DVLA
GCHQ, BT, HP and others pledge £6.5m in research to improve cyber security
Cabinet Office minister Matt Hancock announces group that will aim to reduce confusion for citizens and save the UK 'billions by 2020'
Patterson was sad to see Mike Bracken leave GDS but believes that there is now an opportunity for new people, new roles and new approaches
Will new G-Cloud clause mean a return to bigger, less flexible contracts in the public sector?
Like several others, Falk leaves government without securing a new job, suggesting a degree of unhappiness with GDS direction
Kelsey's successes in making NHS more 'digitally enabled' overshadowed by care.data, NHS Choices and Apps all in danger of failing
Met Police signs a £216m deal with SSCL while BIS terminates its contract with the same service provider because of costs - something doesn't add up
Yet another senior member of GDS resigns, after Mike Bracken's departure to the Co-Operative Group
'Every taxpayer penny counts,' says Alex Aikin
Bracken leaves after masterminding the extension of public services online and spearheading government's digital revolution
Documents detailing government desire to monitor social media come less than a week after Snowden slammed GCHQ for secretly trying to pass snooping legislation