News on the topic of Digital

Open Data measures in the Autumn Statement

Public sector data will be opened up to make travel easier and healthcare better, and create significant growth for industry and jobs in the UK.

Tue, 29/11/2011

Silicon Valley comes to Downing Street

Students who have designed revolutionary applications using government data receive awards from the Prime Minister at Downing Street.

Wed, 16/11/2011

Francis Maude promises £10 million in funding for Digital by Default delivery programme

The Identity Assurance programme will be receiving the extra funding.

Mon, 31/10/2011

Top companies commend Francis Maude for open data

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has won this year’s “Better Information from Government” award from top UK companies for the progress he has made in making government data, such as that on crime, schools and public spending, more transparent.

Wed, 12/10/2011

Hundreds of Government websites closed

news release on central government websites

Thu, 06/10/2011

UK to lead global partnership on open government

Pledge to make more data available on UK aid budget and ring-fence funding to support transparency in developing countries.

Tue, 20/09/2011

One step closer to a single government domain

Plans for a single Government web domain, which would radically reduce the current bureaucracy surrounding Government websites and improve the user experience has moved a step closer.

Thu, 11/08/2011

How should Government become even more open?

The open data consultation asks the public, businesses and other interested parties for their views on how we might enhance  a ‘right to data’ from public service providers and how providers might be held to account for delivering open data.

Tue, 02/08/2011

Liam Maxwell engaged by Efficiency and Reform Group

News release about the appointment of Liam Maxwell as Director of ICT Futures.

Mon, 27/06/2011

Government publishes response to COI review

The reform of the organisation of Government communications has been announced. The changes, which will lead to the closure of the Central Office of Information (COI), will further improve the effectiveness and efficiency of government communications.

Thu, 23/06/2011

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