• Professor Harith Alani, director of the Knowledge Management Institute at the Open University explains how AI can be used for good and bad.

  • The government-backed Cyber Essentials certification scheme is based around five key technical controls that organisations should aspire to.

  • The world is engulfed by a digital transformation, and everyone, even the public sector, will need to engage with new digital technologies and solutions.

     

  • Gary Moffatt, director at Chubb Fire & Security explores the benefits of and best practices for security cameras in a changing world, on behalf of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA).

  • In creating our Manifesto for Stronger Places, ADEPT has stepped into new territory, because we all know our local places deserve better, but we need policy as well as investment to make a difference, explains Hannah Bartram, chief executive officer, ADEPT.

252 new zero-emission buses and coaches will come to Scotland’s roads, backed by Scottish Government investment, and delivered by a new bus i

Nottinghamshire’s Awsworth Parish Council has partnered with charge point operator Believ to install fully funded electric vehicle (EV) charge points as part of its drive to provide rural communities with publicly accessible infrastructure.

North Herts Council is seeking out local businesses to take part in a pilot solar panel project.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a new digitalisation framework.

The Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) has announced they will expand in both scope and size bringing in experts in data, digital and AI. 

The government's Actuary Department is using AI to help government departments process consultation responses.

The Environment Agency has around 10,000 years' worth of hydrological data on river levels and flows. However, it is stored on materials that are fast degrading.

Oxfordshire County Council has extended its commitment to improving air quality across the county’s school estate with the addition of six new air quality monitors.

A think tank has emphasised the need for an incident reporting system to log artificial intelligence (AI) misuse or malfunctions. 

The Welsh government has announced a new data partnership with OpenAI to improve how artifical intelligence (AI) technologies work in Welsh.

West Oxfordshire District Council said it will continue to operate telephone lines for reduced hours after a trial period that reinforced residents’ desire to switch to the use of online services.

Camden London Borough Council has selected a charging solutions operator to assume responsibility for the ongoing operation and maintenance of 92 charge points across the borough, which were part of the Go Ultra Low City Scheme (GULCS) contract which is soon to expire.

Brentwood Borough Council, in collaboration with Believ, has increased the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in the borough.

Hull City Council’s Cabinet has approved plans to enable the purchase of 40 electric buses following a successful bid for the government's ZEBRA2 (zero emission bus regional areas) scheme.

Self-driving vehicles could be on British roads by 2026 in an attempt to improve road safety by reducing human error. 

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