IT & Digital
Civil service chief John Manzoni laments NHS care.data "misstep" – and sets out Whitehall's vision for big data
Retaining public trust “absolutely critical" to plans for data-drive government, says the civil...
Tax collection agency beats target by 400,000 users months ahead of self-imposed deadline
Perm sec makes work services director Susan Park accountable for payments system’s operation across Jobcentres and service centres
Department says it is "committed to Verify as the single identification service for individuals and is fully focused on delivering this", amid questions over its use of an alternative to the Cabinet Office-backed platform
HMRC programme director Mike Howes-Roberts calls for "honest and candid dialogue" with other departments as he confirms tax authority will not make full use of much-heralded GDS platform
Government Digital Service director general Kevin Cunnington tells CSW's sister site PublicTechnology that government is “on track to finish" ambitious overhaul set out in the last parliament
Think tank says long-awaited vision has no detail on resource allocation and a telling absence of public support from prime minister Theresa May and chancellor Philip Hammond
Former minister tells watchdog MPs Whitehall has made "bad mistakes" in outsourcing IT projects
Government Transformation Strategy sets out plans to encourage a pro-digital culture change in Whitehall, with unified pay strategy for central government roles
Automation will need to be handled with sensitivity by managers – but any upgrade in public services must start with the workforce, argues Alexander Hitchcock of the Reform think tank
“Straightforward” Whitehall savings achieved, says Cabinet Office, as it claims £3bn in efficiencies
Fresh data flags more modest year-on-year savings, as Cabinet Office acknowledges that larger efficiencies "will only be achieved by total service transformation"
Cabinet Office’s role in protecting information “remains unclear within central government”, warns Public Accounts Commitee
£115,000-a-year up for grabs as department seeks permanent CDO