Science & Technology
Commission urges focus on investment away from London and the South East, but warns of “dilution” of know-how witnessed by civil service departments
Taking a punt on a start-up is better than explaining costly failures to the Public Accounts Committee, according to Daniel Korski
Plan would have formed part of government drive to encourage a cashless society
Not picking up the Slack: Whitehall instant messaging clampdown reveals lack of trust in civil servants
Group chat services can make civil servants more efficient by reducing email overload. If government does not embrace them, it will lose out
Watchdog looks for international input on new regulatory landscape as deadline looms
Carol Tullo interview: National Archives director on leadership, digital record-keeping, and the benefits of peer support
After starting her career in law Carol Tullo has now worked in the civil service for 20 years. She talks to Suzannah Brecknell about two decades worth of change, Whitehall milestones and the digital future
Public sector CIOs may get below average salaries and bonuses, but they’re still among the happiest of IT leaders
Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical precedents and future pointers.
Over-zealous application of 'purdah' rules are having worrying consequences for environmental discussions, argues Bob Ward of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Government should look ‘very seriously’ at investing more in both cyber security and training, as investigation - and finger-pointing - over WannaCry continue
Governments must start taking cyber security as seriously as physical military security, according to Microsoft’s president, in the wake of the attack which affected the NHS on Friday.
Last week's cyber hack exploited weaknesses in widely used computing systems across the public sector, particularly the NHS. Leaders need to get better at evaluating the small risk of very serious harm and getting vulnerabilities onto ministerial agendas
Ministers accused of having to bow to demands to keep manufacturing jobs in Britain after Brexit