In National Tree Week, Defra technology innovation consultant Jon Griffiths shares his insight on how a collaborative project has been investigating where Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology could help monitor tree growth, and support research into the role trees play in tackling climate change.
David Lau and Ethan Summers share some insights into their work to develop an AI (Artificial Intelligence) Community of Interest for colleagues in Defra who are interested in building, and sharing, their knowledge of this rapidly expanding technology.
Linda Williams from the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) explains how harnessing the benefits of robotics automation is making a real difference for her and her colleagues.
Defra technology innovation consultant Jan Murdoch shares his assessment of the key findings of our 2023 Emerging Technologies Radar, which highlights the potential influence of emerging technologies on the challenges and opportunities faced by Defra group, particularly in our pivotal role in promoting environmental sustainability within the UK.
As recruiters around the world have been celebrating International Recruiter’s Day, Polly Whitworth shares her tips for those thinking of applying for a job in the Civil Service, including how to avoid some of the common pitfalls in the written application process and the interview.
In the latest from our Sustainability Heroes series, Mike Beddington reflects on a home restoration project, with sustainability at its core, which has stood him in good stead for his current role on one of Defra’s flagship technology projects.
If you ever dreamed about helping Captain Planet save the world, Florian Paviot offers ideas for three easy steps that you can take to reduce your digital carbon emissions.
In the first instalment of our new Sustainability Heroes series, Simone Burke shares her motivations for trying to enjoy a more sustainable life, along with insights into some of the changes she’s made on her journey.
This year has been a transformative period for sustainable ICT, and the publication this week of the 2021-22 Greening Government ICT report marks the latest milestone on our important journey.
Malcolm McKee shares his thoughts about visible leadership, the future of CTOs like him, and the benefits of volunteering.