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Industry urges Whitehall to publish digital strategy imminently
By Neil Merrett
Calls among several recommendations set out by techUK to try and protect key technology initiatives, including commitment to cross border data sharing
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ICO targets technical capability overhaul despite lack of Triennial review
By Neil Merrett
UK information commissioner Christopher Graham steps down from his role today calling for delayed government review of its structure and operations to be published
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Ed Garcez and BT's Tom Baker plot London ICT framework success
By David Bicknell
Garcez and Baker hope to see health organisations using a new £200m ICT framework and everyone sharing the learning from it
Public Services > Local government > Features
News in Brief - June 23
By Neil Merrett
GDS seeks a director for the Digital Marketplace as efforts get underway to support a "radical redesign" of its Digital Service Standard, Angus Council becomes latest authority to join SWAN
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Whitehall holds its breath over Referendum fallout
By David Bicknell
If Britain votes for Brexit, the civil service, legislation, processes and IT systems face years of uncertainty and upheaval, though still with opportunities for some. A Remain vote, however, could see policy and procurement confidence flooding back
Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
Support urged to increase social care digital service uptake
By Neil Merrett
Socitm, LGA and other stakeholders outline findings playing up value of digital inclusion initiatives for supporting care providers and service users
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NHS England chief reiterates integrated care and innovation needs
By Neil Merrett
Simon Stevens says more work is needed to link care systems; new funding route to be offered to streamline adoption of innovative technology like devices and apps
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Technology sector supports Remain in EU referendum
By David Bicknell
Letter to The Times from technology companies, large and small, warns that a vote to Leave would "leave tech firms and their customers facing significant and prolonged uncertainty"
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LGFL's Jackson sets out manifesto for local digital innovation
By David Bicknell
London Grid for Learning chief executive wants to see creation of "joined-up" digital organisation to act on councils' behalf as a centre of excellence, providing a unifying voice for local government
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GOV.UK Verify local government discovery work to begin in July
By Neil Merrett
Separate events scheduled for Bristol and London will look at ID assurance needs of councils in order to finalise pilot projects for secure access to taxi licence and parking permit services
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