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Breaking down barriers: how Whitehall can make better use of technology

10 November 2017

Civil Service World brought together a panel of digital leaders to assess how government can make better use of the technology at its disposal to drive innovation in public service...

Five ways to build a more capable policy profession

30 October 2017

Tina Seth and Tony Shaw argue that we must invest in our policymakers, and offer lessons emerging from a cross-government forum on policy skills

Safety in numbers: how data can keep us all safe

17 October 2017

Civil Service World brought together a panel of data experts from across the civil service to look at ways of increasing public safety through the better use of data. Mark Rowe reports...

Civil service people chief Rupert McNeil on diversity, the pay cap, and why Whitehall needs a 'Casualty' not a 'Yes Minister' image

16 October 2017

After 21 months in government, Rupert McNeil, chief people officer and head of civil service HR, tells Tamsin Rutter about the importance of inclusive leadership and that the future of work is...

Loading BEIS: how a government department is created

12 October 2017

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy was created in July 2016 as part of changes announced when Theresa May became prime minister. Civil Service World met Angie...

HM Courts and Tribunals Service’s Susan Acland-Hood on digital courts, making big changes and her Whitehall hammock

6 October 2017

As head of HM Courts and Tribunals Service, the Ministry of Justice executive agency that runs the judicial system in England and Wales, Susan Acland-Hood is overseeing wide-ranging reforms to the...

How The National Archives is digitising 1,000 years of history

6 October 2017

Digital director John Sheridan tells Civil Service World's sister publication PublicTechnology about changes not only to how the UK’s official archive operates, but to the very...

How civil servants can make the most of automation

3 October 2017

Technology may never replace the need for human civil servants, but our panel of experts recognised a direction of travel. Colin Marrs reports from a CSW round table

How to put data to good use in government

29 September 2017

Civil servants have access to an unprecedented amount of data, but how can they better use it to improve citizen outcomes? Geoffrey Lyons reports on a recent round table discussion