Cabinet Office

Damian Green Takes Over Government Digital Leadership

Green, the former secretary of state for work and pensions, is to take over as minister for the Cabinet Office…

5 years ago

NAO: Government Digital Service ‘Struggling To Adapt’

After carrying out its initial objectives, the Cabinet Office's GDS has found it difficult to define its place in managing…

5 years ago

Government Must Use AI To Cut 250,000 Jobs, Says Reform

Think tank Reform urges the use of artificial intelligence, chat bots and drones to automate everything from public-sector administration to…

5 years ago

Government Digital Service Saves £339m Of £3.3bn In 2015/16

GDS helped departments reduce costs by implementing spending controls and managing strategic ICT implementation, the government said

5 years ago

New Cabinet Office Minister Welcomes Smaller IT Suppliers

New 'Supplier Standard' aims for closer collaboration with industry and better access for smaller businesses

6 years ago

Cabinet Office Shuts Down Antique Gov.uk And Millennium Bug Websites

Redundant websites using the gov.uk domain, like the Millennium Bug information page, were still being paid for by the Cabinet…

6 years ago

Francis Maude To Step Down At Next Election

Government IT leader will leave post as MP for Horsham at the next election

7 years ago

New Digital Lab Opens To Help Government Develop User-Centric IT Services

New state-of-the-art research lab aims to put users' needs first when designing government digital services.

8 years ago

Government Universal Credit IT System Woefully Understaffed

New government service to support a flagship reform is only supported by three employees

8 years ago

DWP Denies Reports Of More Universal Credit Trouble

Reports of problems with Iain Duncan Smith's Universal Credit programme are over-hyped and out of date, says a spokesman

8 years ago

Most Councils Ignore G-Cloud, Survey Finds

New report highlights disturbing lack of support for the Government's G-Cloud among local councils

9 years ago

Maude Promises More Open Data After Shakespeare Review

Cabinet Office announces a range of fresh open data projects

9 years ago

Cyber Challenge Hunting For Security Skills In Schools

Cabinet Office and the Cyber Security Challenge want to get kids interested in the industry

9 years ago

Government ‘Needs To Embrace Open Data Faster’

Shakespeare Review proposes getting data out faster, even if it means it is messier

9 years ago

UK Launches Cyber Security Threat Sharing Centre

Threat data to be shared across industries, thanks to project announced by Francis Maude

9 years ago

Cabinet Office Announces Funding For “Social Incubators”

Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd gives money to socially positive start-up incubators

9 years ago

Government Roadshow On Hunt For Innovative IT Suppliers

Government ministers are off around the UK to talk with SMBs about the fresh opportunities that await them

9 years ago

Whitehall In Shock: Government IT Spending Plans Working

Francis Maude doing a good job on reforming government IT, National Audit Office says

9 years ago

UK Government Announces First Wave Of New Digital Services

Coalition pushing on with 'Digital by Default' strategy as 18 departments announce plans for new projects

10 years ago

Amazon And Google Denied G-Cloud Entry ‘As Clouds Not Government Ready’

Exclusive: We find that AWS and Google are keen for G-Cloud but can't get on it

10 years ago

RSA 2012: Government Identity Assurance Programme ‘Open To Anyone And Everyone’

Deputy director at the Cabinet Office, Chris Ferguson, tells TechWeekEurope programme is open to anyone who thinks they can do…

10 years ago

Conflict Of Interest Derails UK Open Source Consultation

Open source expert's Microsoft involvement takes consultation back to square one

10 years ago

Oracle: Cabinet Office Deal to Save Taxpayers £75m

Oracle aims to break government silos in reduced data contract with Cabinet Office

10 years ago

G-Cloud Completes First Sale

The government's cloud framework has its first paying customer, despite an outage last week

10 years ago

Cabinet Office Launches Open Standards Consultation

The views of the IT community on what open standards should mean in government ICT are being sought in a…

10 years ago

Andy Nelson To Take Over As Government CIO

Nelson will take over from Joe Harley at the end of March, while continuing in his role as CIO for…

10 years ago

Government Digital Service Opens For Business

The GDS is now in place to reduce the cost and improve the quality of government online services

11 years ago

Government Plans To Save £1.4bn With Online Services

Half government departments will be on public clouds in Francis Maude's plan to boost services and cut costs

11 years ago

Salesforce’s Benioff Slates Government Cloud Efforts

Salesforce CEO told a conference in London that the UK government's cloud strategy is not up to scratch

11 years ago