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DCMS launches Gigabit broadband challenge to boost Full Fibre networks
By Matteo Natalucci
£190m programme aims to stimulate investment in full fibre networks across the whole of the UK landscape
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Geospatial Commission wants to maximise value of government location data
By David Bicknell
£40m investment announced in Budget hopes to unlock £11bn of economic value from Whitehall’s mapping and associated data
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Budget confirms tech innovation funding and gives additional cash for NHS STPs
By David Bicknell
Technology and innovation play key role in government’s Budget proposals with spending confirmed on new technologies such as AI, immersive technology and driverless cars; NHS STPs to benefit by £2.6bn
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OIX meeting weighs up the economics of identity
By David Bicknell
Meeting of digital identity specialists, banks, ID providers and relying parties urges need for greater collaboration, requisite government backing and interoperability of identity standards
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Building a new vision for children and young people in Essex
Emma Toublic, head of education information and business systems at Essex County Council, explains how the authority is bringing the different jigsaw pieces of a child’s life together and talks about the difference it’s making
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Connected street lighting system helps Cardiff go ‘smart’ and ‘green’
By Matteo Natalucci
City council’s project with Philips Lighting aims to reduce city’s carbon footprint by reducing energy used for public lighting by 60%
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Homes and Communities Agency seeks Head of Data
By Matteo Natalucci
£85k role will provide oversight on the implementation of change to improve the organisation’s ways of working with data, systems and reporting
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Glasgow confirms new IT deal with CGI to transform local digital services
By David Bicknell
Deal agreed under City of Edinburgh Council’s framework contract, is expected to be worth between £300m and £400m over seven years
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Glasgow and Serco agree deal that will see ACCESS JV end four months early
By David Bicknell
Deal was due to end in March 2018; agreement opens door for Glasgow to conclude deal with CGI
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Theo Blackwell outlines Smart London Plan
By Matteo Natalucci
Digital leadership, foundation and assistance at the core of plan to digitise London
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