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Companies House seeks new director of Digital Services
By Matteo Natalucci
BEIS agency responsible for incorporating and dissolving limited companies will offer £100K-£125K to find leader to “deliver the next generation of high performing digital services”
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Council cash constraints - crippling problem or catalyst for change?
Northamptonshire's funding distress signal provides wake-up call for Whitehall and potential powers for cash-strapped councils, says Alan Mo
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Is the government’s Brexit culture eating the Transformation Strategy for breakfast?
By David Bicknell
The government’s strategy to harness digital technologies, skills and tools to transform public services was launched a year ago. But arguably it has been kicked into the long grass by a government consumed by Brexit
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Stirling Council to launch new digital local information sharing platform
By Matteo Natalucci
New platform built with Frog Systems aims to connect citizens with the local service providers and groups within the Stirling area; a nation-wide system is planned from April
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AXELOS report highlights key ITSM role in managing digital transformation risk
By David Bicknell
Although 70% of ITSM professionals say they understand their organisation’s strategy, fewer than half (41%) see a clear alignment between their current goals and the overall direction of the business
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West Midlands Combined Authority looks for chief digital officer
By David Bicknell
Role, created as part of new Mayor Andy Street’s digital strategy, will be responsible for bringing West Midlands digital revolution to fruition
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DfT looks for partner to help deliver its Blue Badge Service
By Matteo Natalucci
Beta and live work likely to include exploring use of services such as Verify, Notify, Pay, Personal Data Exchange and Attribute Exchange
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Ten GDPR myths
Des Ward, information governance director of digital infrastructure industry association Innopsis, dispels some of the myths and legends around EU General Data Protection Regulation
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Whitehall plays down fears for Capita’s financial health after business shake-up and profits warning
By David Bicknell
Cabinet Office insisted it monitors the health of all its strategic suppliers, but said it “did not believe that any of our strategic suppliers are in a comparable position to Carillion"
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techUK report wants public sector procurement to foster innovation
By David Bicknell
Along its recommendations, report says use of Digital Marketplace should be expanded by increasing spend going through frameworks, with focus on ‘non-Whitehall’ parts of the public sector
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