Rethinking public health using behavioural science – Behavioural Insights Team

How could – and should – findings from behavioural science make us approach public health differently? This week, BIT offered a provocative answer to this question in the journal Nature Human Behaviour. It was also a question addressed by over 100 academics and practitioners at a recent workshop organised by BIT and Harvard’s Behavioral Insights…

Read on...

When Westminster Was Wikified – mySociety

Last Saturday (August 19th) at Newspeak House in London, mySociety and Wikimedia UK held the “Wikifying Westminster” workshop, a day-long event to encourage people to get involved with Wikidata, but also to give a taste of what people can build with the data that is already there. The vision: one day, complex investigations which currently…

Read on...

Your Digital Transformation Will Fail Without This

IT organizations are well versed on the need to align UC technology with business strategy. For years, CIOs have been vying for a seat at the executive table with varying degrees of success. Now, it seems, the moment of truth has come. As companies undergo – or attempt to undergo – a digital transformation, they’re…

Read on...

How system integrators can harness the digital opportunity

Manufacturing as a culture is data driven. Talk to anyone who has worked in the industry for some time—from an operator leading a cell to a manufacturing executive—and they should be able to point to the numbers around output, efficiency, and productivity, among others. With this in mind, however, the manufacturing industry has been conservative…

Read on...

CYBERCOM comes into its own

The creation of CYBERCOM eight years ago demonstrated that the government saw the potential of cyberattacks as a national security threat; the elevation shows that the perceived risk is even greater now — a correct perception, to be sure.

Read on...

My first week as a service designer at DWP Digital – DWP Digital

Hi there! I’m Vimla Appadoo. I’ve just finished my first week as a Service Designer at DWP Digital, where I’ve hit the ground running joining the Fraud, Error and Debt product development unit. Vimla Appadoo, service designer, DWP Learning by doing One of the best things about my first week with the DWP has been…

Read on...