As people increasingly use the internet to shop and bank, it’s no surprise there is a growing appetite for online Council services too.
CIOs and ICT heads must develop a “smart vision” for their cities, region or other local area, claims public ICT representative body Socitm.
Software and IT services supplier Advanced Business Solutions is set to launch a new information hub that will aim to provide a single resource for all areas of local government technology.
A public sector payments specialist has claimed that local government has a responsibility to offer the widest possible range of payment options if it is to successfully collect all council tax.
IT services provider Atos and an SME, cloud solutions firm Transversal, have teamed up to deliver a public sector knowledge management solution.
Ahead of George Osborne delivering the Autumn Statement on Wednesday (3rd December), Paul Bradbury, group business development director at Civica takes a looks at how some of the likely outcomes will affect local authorities.
Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) has deployed a new solution it hopes will allow it to modernise and simplify its approach to IT service management (ITSM.)
Central Bedfordshire Council and Essex County Council have joined up their IT network infrastructure services for the Public Services Network (PSN).
Bidding is now open for the Integrated Digital Health Fund, a programme designed to encourage health data sharing.
Birmingham City Council has renegotiated its outsourced Service Birmingham contract, with the aim of saving £150m over a seven-year period.
Brighton and Hove City Council has adopted a mobile parking application across the area that is saving the local authority around quarter of a million pounds each year.
Bristol City Council has spent £1.5m via the G-Cloud procurement framework on cloud migration services for its IT infrastructure.
Bristol City Council has selected a cloud-based housing management system to streamline processes and enhance tenant services.
BT Cornwall has been fined of £100,000 following reports that the state of IT delivery at Cornwall Council had been “generally downward” since the telecoms provider took over.
French IT services firm Bull has bagged a contract with South Lanarkshire Council to manage its IT infrastructure and datacentres.
Burnley Borough Council is set to award a ten-year contract to business services process company Liberata to manage a number of essential local authority services.
Camden Council has this week announced it's been able to expand its internal BYOD (bring your own device) scheme by 240% in just two years.
Camden Council has been investigating ways to use new technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) to completely change the way it offers services to citizens.
Around 1800 rent payments wroth £385,000 to Barnet Homes, a housing association owned by the Borough Council, have failed after a banking error.
Hampshire County Council has chosen business outsourcing solutions provider Capita to provide it with new IT systems for children’s services and schools.