Tag or Interest: public sector

  1. 28/08/2018 - 12:45 Type of content: Article
    Camden Council, a London local authority, has been in partnership with data analytics company Qlik since 2012 in an effort to overhaul public services as part of a five-year digital transformation plan. The council has generated £63 million in savings between 2014 and...
  2. 01/08/2018 - 09:30 Type of content: Article
    According to Caroline Bellamy, there is a lot to be gained from having a data centre of excellence within an organisation. But she has a problem with the name and behaviour it encourages. Bellamy is the first chief data officer at Ordnance Survey, the government’s...
  3. 20/02/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: News
    UK local authorities have faced a blistering assault on their data systems of almost 100 million cyber attacks - equating to 37 every minute - over the past five years, with the majority of breaches still going unreported. According to an investigation by privacy...
  4. 30/01/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: News
    Four UK universities will spearhead a £14 million project, launched by the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and designed to take novel approaches to challenges in data science. The research will be led by the University of Glasgow,...
  5. 04/01/2018 - 15:15 Type of content: News
    The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) is embracing artificial intelligence in its fight against large-scale abuse of the welfare system, which it is claimed costs taxpayers up to £40 million a week. The AI system, which is being trialled across the UK, detects...
  6. 04/01/2018 - 14:30 Type of content: News
    Digital services delivered by the public sector are ahead of the private sector according to 30% of consumers, with 36% saying they are on a par. But fears of having personal data accessed via their device are still an obstacle to adoption for 48% of consumers....
  7. 15/12/2017 - 13:45 Type of content: News
    The public and private sectors must be encouraged to work together to create a ‘digital twin’ of the national infrastructure in an effort to increase the performance, efficiency and resilience of the system. That is the conclusion of a new report by the National...
  8. 16/10/2017 - 11:30 Type of content: Article
    Caroline Bellamy became the first chief data officer at Ordnance Survey, Great Britain’s mapping agency, in June 2017 after many years in the commercial sphere. She talks about her plans for her new organisation, and why partnership and collaboration are so important...
  9. 20/08/2017 - 15:45 Type of content: Article
    Faced with a squeeze on central government funding and limits on local council tax rises, City of Wolverhampton Council is one of many struggling to meet the demands of its 250,000 citizens, especially given its densely-populated, but less affluent catchment area....
  10. 16/05/2016 - 16:45 Type of content: News
    A new study has identified net benefits of up to £202 million by 2020 from better use of the address and street data which councils create and maintain. This 4:1 return on investment would extend the £86 million cost-savings already made since 2010 through reduced data...
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