National statistician John Pullinger said he was looking for entries that are "innovatively and efficiently helping users make sense of the world".
Interim CDIO Simon McKinnon provides insight into department's agenda for the year ahead
Digital agency lays out plans for working with private companies and other departments over the next 18 months
Department is contacting businesses to encourage early enrolment ahead of use becoming mandatory in August
Strategy aims to standardise household recycling and introduce weeky food waste collections
Vallance also announced he had appointed a chief scientific adviser to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Chief scientific advisers provide vital expertise to help departments make informed policy decisions – not least during national emergencies. But to be effective, they must also be experts in the workings of Whitehall. Beckie Smith spoke to CSAs past and present to discover how they combine these distinctive skills.
The government chief scientific adviser reflects on his career to date and strengthening how science and policy work together in the civil service
Public spending on tech and consultancy is so dull as to be invisible – but failing to measure it is a mistake
Union voices anger that Disclosure and Barring Service project will not be brought back in-house
In rare speech, top spy Alex Younger claimed that ‘the digital era has profoundly changed our operating environment’
Boyd said he has helped to develop a "increasing appreciation of the embeddedness and the importance of science in Defra".