First announced in 2018, Project Gigabit aims to deliver gigabit-capable download speeds to households and businesses across the country, with nationwide coverage planned for 2030.

In April, the government updated the guidance on how certified digital identity service providers can become certified to complete digital identity checks for schemes like the Right to Work, Right to Rent, and DBS.

Douglas Heintzman, chief catalyst at the Blockchain Research Institute looks at how blockchain can be used in government

Martin McFadyen, head of public sector at Virgin Media O2 Business discusses the digital skills gap and how the Connect More Programme is helping people gain the digital skills they need

Cllr Neil Prior, deputy chair of the Local Government Association’s Improvement and Innovation Board discusses digitalisation and embracing technology

Google Public Sector recently launched in the US, Government Business Investigates

Heather Cover-Kus, head of Central Government Programme at techUK looks at the government’s latest digital strategy

Paul McHugh discusses the benefits that 5G and Wireless WANs can bring to the emergency services

Steve White explains why local authorities must move away from a siloed approach to connected asset management

Paul Rylands explains why the public sector must urgently become consciously hybrid and lead from the front during this transitionary time

Tim Pitts shares his technology predictions for the public sector for 2022, including the better harnessing the power of data

Alan Warr says the benefits available from the explosion of new technologies will be greatest for those leaders who don’t just focus on the technology

Sascha Giese examines how IT professionals in the public sector have coped in the past 18 months and what their expectations are for the future

Digitalisation shouldn’t come at a cyber security cost, but it will if organisations are lax about protections, writes Sascha Giese


Event Diary

This year, Total Telecom’s Connected Britain is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of networking, innovation, and collaboration. The conference is now the UK’s largest digital economy event, set to welcome over 7,500 delegates from the telecoms industry and beyond to discuss the hottest topics at ExCel London on September 11–12. 

DTX brings together creative minds and technology practitioners with the tools needed to drive change, enhance experiences and improve efficiencies across today’s organisations.

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.