Bits, Billions, and British Businesses

Bits, Billions, and British Businesses

The UK has tremendous potential for growth powered by high-impact digital entrepreneurship. We need to do everything we can to help our start-ups to scale up. Digital businesses really are changing the world. Four in ten of us carry an iPhone or similar device. Amazon...
The case for Reform of the Bank of England

The case for Reform of the Bank of England

Given that the scale of the financial crisis that took place on its watch in the last few years it is remarkable that the Bank of England has not only emerged intact but with its powers actually enhanced. While it is understandable that the Chancellor might want to...
The big data opportunity

The big data opportunity

Getting to grips with data and analytics could revolutionise the business of government, but presents challenges as well as opportunities. Recent research from Policy Exchange points a way forward. The modern world generates a staggering quantity of data. Counting...
Where next for open data?

Where next for open data?

Way back in 2011, the government’s consultations on Making Open Data Real and Data Policy for a Public Data Corporation left many people – including org  – wondering whether the government’s heart was really in it. Now that the dust has settled...
Apps for citizens

Apps for citizens

Public services are moving inexorably online. And as advances in consumer technology continue to raise citizen expectations, there will be a strong demand for government services to be accessible through apps and mobile devices as well as the traditional desktop...