This report draws on 30 interviews with senior digital and policy officials across Whitehall and the public sector, and vendors to government. It focuses on the role of the Government Digital Service (GDS) in creating a framework for digital government that is successful, and assesses how GDS is performing in that role.
It is clear we need a new way of measuring the economy and that is what is presented in this report by the National Institute for Economic and Social Research, based on the pioneering big data techniques of Growth Intelligence, a UK company who specialise in tracking and measuring the economic activities of companies.
What is the potential of machine learning over the next 5-10 years? And how can we develop this technology in a way that benefits everyone? The Royal Society’s machine learning project has been investigating these questions, and this report sets out the actions needed to maintain the UK’s role in advancing this technology while ensuring careful stewardship of its development.
Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a fundamental impact on the global labour market in the next few years.
The Knowledge Economy Index has become a key annual publication in tracking the health of the Northern Ireland innovation economy. It uses key data year-on-year to compare our performance with other regions and monitor the availability of capital.
The SSA for the Digital Economy defines the contributions of digital skills to society and the economy.
The Information Economy Economic Estimates report published in October 2013 provides economic and employment estimates for the Information Economy as defined by The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
The House of Lords Select Committee on Digital Skills published its report, 'Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future', which warns that the UK is not addressing its significant skills shortage and the incoming Government of 2015 urgently needs to resolve this.
The European ICT Poles of Excellence (EIPE) research project investigated the issues of growth, jobs and innovation, which have become the main priorities of the European Union’s growth strategy programme ‘Europe 2020’.
This 2014 report contains statistics and analysis of the Northern Ireland communications sector and is a reference for industry, stakeholders and consumers.