Digital democracy: threat or an opportunity?

Digital technologies have had an earth-shaking impact on democracy from opening up debate and protest to spreading fake news and extreme views

Why aren’t we taking our eye health more seriously?

‘Investing money and resources in the nation’s eye care will bring about huge returns’

Why government tech procurement isn’t working

Despite some shining examples of progress, government agencies are lagging behind in take-up of technology which could transform services

How electronic voting could boost democracy

Voting online can increase turnout and, with adequate cybersecurity, defend democracy

Modular homes are the future of UK housing

modular homes wall

To meet the demands of modern construction, it’s time for the business to unilaterally embrace design for manufacture

Government procurement must get smarter to succeed

gareth rhys williams, government chief procurement officer

The government’s chief commercial officer tells how he aims to get taxpayers the best deal when awarding sometimes billion-pound contracts

Why governments are building their own cryptocurrencies

Governments around the world, from Sweden to Venezuela, are keen to develop their own virtual currencies and digital payment options

US government faces giant IT challenges

Challenges of adopting cloud for US government

Utilising the cloud to adopt e-government is patchy in America where federal agencies face major challenges