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ONS mulls commercial data partnership to expand 3rd party sources
By Neil Merrett
Prior information notice looks to expand data and information that can be collected from third parties as the body looks to reform the scope of the UK Census
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Care integration and shared services among Socitm 2017 focuses
By Neil Merrett
Organisation sets out core areas for its research over next 12 months to build on member concerns around security and open systems implementation
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DVLA’s Morley picks up CBE in New Year’s Honours list
By David Bicknell
Other honour recipients include Northern Ireland IS Shared Services director Barry Lowry, ministry of Justice COO Matthew Coats and Lily Lewis, programme manager at HMRC
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Government Computing Focus for early 2017
What issues will we be keeping an eye on editorially in 2017?
Public Services > Local government > Features
CCS details New Year aggregated technology procurement plans
By Neil Merrett
Expressions of interest to be sought from across the public sector for opportunities to obtain telephony and technology hardware to curb organisational spend
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Home Office: EU court data ruling will not impact UK surveillance laws
By Neil Merrett
The government says UK Court of Appeal will have final verdict next year on legality of powers to collect and store bulk information on UK citizens in recently passed IP Act
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ICO chief prepared to crack whip over Whitehall FoI compliance
By Neil Merrett
Elizabeth Denham suggests that audits of departments' approach to transparency law may need to be stepped up, while targeting an extension of the legislation to all public service delivery
Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
Can technology open the door to joined up health and social care?
Technology has a pivotal role to play in delivering successful health and social care integration, says Mark Raeburn, managing director of Capita One
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Civica picks up social housing specialist Abritas
By David Bicknell
Reading-based Abritas provides web-based application software and services for UK social housing sector
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Tower Hamlets asks Quadnet to help improve its IT efficiency
By David Bicknell
Slow-running council systems are typical, with causes put down variously to slow legacy applications, ineffective change-control, poor systems architecture and inadequate configuration of virtual environments
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