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

When every second counts, how can 5G make the difference?

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

Flexibility is key for successful delivery of public services

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

Unconsciously hybrid: the public sector and conscious digital transformation

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

Eight public sector technology predictions for 2022

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

Tech priorities for government leaders and departments for 2022

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

How IT has coped with the pressures of the pandemic

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

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

SME Survey: a look into the public sector

Ellie Huckle looks at the role that small businesses have to play in transforming public service delivery through their innovation

Covid-19 and the rise of collective intelligence

The collective intelligence of cities has emerged as a beacon for hope for the future of Smart Cities, writes Nesta's Oli Whittington

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Event Diary

UKREiiF has quickly become a must-attend in the industry calendar for Government departments and local authorities.

The multi-award-winning UK Construction Week (UKCW), is the UK’s biggest trade event for the built environment that connects the whole supply chain to be the catalyst for growth and positive change in the industry.

The organisers of the world’s largest dedicated hydrogen event, World Hydrogen 2024 Summit & Exhibition have announced it’s return to Rotterdam in May 2024, with an expansion of a whole extra summit day. Sustainable Energy Council (SEC) are partnering with the Government of the Netherlands, the Province of Zuid-Holland, the City of Rotterdam, and the Port of Rotterdam to host an extended, larger scale Summit in 2024, to expand the event to meet the surging demand.