All posts tagged "Digital & Technology"

  • OECD audits global capacity to support government AI

    The OECD has embarked on an exercise to benchmark the computational capacity needed by national governments, as they seek to develop state-sponsored artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to transform services or

    • Posted January 28, 2021
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  • COVID-19 pandemic drives govtech investment, says report

    The COVID-19 pandemic has driven greater investment into govtech start-ups, according to a report. The study, published by StateUp, a London-based advisory firm focused on public sector digital innovation, explores

    • Posted January 28, 2021
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  • ECB launches SupTech procurement

    The European Central Bank (ECB) is stepping up its investment in SupTech – technology for supervisory agencies – with a planned spend of more than £200m (US$276m). SupTech has growing

    • Posted January 21, 2021
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  • Reach every home: building universal digital services

    Governments need strong digital infrastructure to provide citizens with online services and boost economic growth. At a GGF webinar, the panel considered how to develop national communications networks – and

    • Posted January 18, 2021
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  • UK needs an AI strategy, says advisory committee

    The UK government needs an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy so it can be “influential in attracting talent, shaping global markets and global governance”, according to the AI Council, the government’s

    • Posted January 14, 2021
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  • UK Cabinet Office announces new strategic digital unit

    The UK’s Cabinet Office is overhauling the leadership of digital, data and technology, appointing a new head of the Government Digital Service plus leaders of a Central Digital and Data

    • Posted January 13, 2021
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  • Data standards published for UK pensions dashboards

    Data standards have been published to create “pensions dashboards” for UK citizens. The tool will enable people to access their personal pensions data – including about their state pension –

    • Posted January 7, 2021
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  • Indian government launches public services chatbot tender

    The Indian government is seeking tech firms to build an AI-powered chatbot to help citizens access digital services, issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) last week.  According to The Times of

    • Posted January 6, 2021
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  • Why is workforce analytics the key to driving public sector transformation?

    To build the society we want, we need our public servants to lead the way. The question is: how can government departments create the perfect blend of skills and experience

    • Posted December 15, 2020
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  • Risk versus reward: why the public sector should fail more often

    At Innovation 2020, senior leaders discussed the opportunities and challenges associated with commissioning and deploying new technologies. Governments’ risk-averse cultures are a barrier to developing public services, they agreed –

    • Posted December 11, 2020
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