5G network trial in Port of Hamburg

Hamburg and Venice have been approved for a grant to test out new 5G data connectivity...Read more

Digital strikes first in new T levels

Digital education is to be amongst the first subjects to be included with new technical qualifications for school-leavers....Read more

PODCAST: RealityBites #12 the one about internet security and cleaning up the pipeline

What do we have to do and how long must we wait to get an internet supply that doesn't threaten our cyber safety....Read more

We must design a moral compass for the digital age

Concerned for our physical, digital and emotional security Martha Lane-Fox calls on government to “create a network of public organisations that can more tangibly build our nation’s digital understanding,”...Read more

Better Connected site draws 18.5 thousand users in first six months of 2017

Better Connected has been reviewing local authority websites since 1999, before some councils even had a site ("a fad that would not last" perhaps?)....Read more

PODCAST: Andy Bates & Joe Tibbetts bump into each other at Connected Local Government Live

RealityBites #09: The cyber security piece - the one where Joe says recent cyber security events have dented the nation's confidence and Andy struggles to disagree without telling him he's simply wrong ...Read more

The Smart City piece. Steve Johnson of Ruckus in conversation with Joe Tibbetts

NHS bed blocking relieved by new mobile phone technology

Seven steps to starting data projects on the right track

Bed blocking emergency funding may remain unused.

Austrian capital gets first Bitcoin currency bank

Councils fail accessibility tests

PODCAST: RealityBites #08 government investment in battery operated houses, smart grid, flattening the spikes in energy demand

Why do so many newly designed council websites fail Better Connected usability tests?