Open data

Open data will help reform public services, as well as improve accountability and generate economic growth. The Civil Service can reap the benefits if it learns quickly, says Paul Maltby, Director of Open Data and Government Innovation at the Cabinet …

Reform in Europe — saving our fish and chips

The European Union Common Fisheries Policy had failed. Neil Hornby, Head of Sea Fisheries at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, tells how the UK helped turn that failure round. "For years people said the Common Fisheries Policy …

Catapulting new technologies from idea to reality

To compete successfully in tomorrow’s global knowledge economy, technological innovation is vital. James Easey from the Technology Strategy Board explains how £1.4 billion of public and private investment is helping the emerging network of Catapult centres shape this country’s innovation …