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Digital Marketplace spend exceeds £1bn by end of 2015
By Neil Merrett
Sales figures through government procurement platform driven predominantly by total G-Cloud spend, which reached over £959m in December
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Bromley looks for 10% cost savings through BT desktop contract
By David Bicknell
Five-year, £9m plus deal will see BT delivering desktop and datacentre services to staff, including managing over 350 servers to give council greater ICT flexibility
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NEC and Bristol is Open get smart together
By David Bicknell
Partnership between Japanese vendor and Bristol City Council-University of Bristol JV intended to accelerate progress toward creating world's first open programmable city
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Whitehall hack day focuses on GaaP developments
By Neil Merrett
Internal event claimed to be the first of its kind for bringing together developers from across government to trial payment and notification platforms
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BCS wants 'reckless' data disclosure to be criminal offence
By David Bicknell
Chartered Institute for IT wants failure to appropriately protect access to data through good information security practice to be a crime under Investigatory Powers Bill
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EU-US Privacy Shield: another sticking plaster for data governance needs?
By Neil Merrett
Despite US written commitments under new data sharing agreement, experts argue onus will remain on European public sector bodies to ensure security compliance
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Privacy group to hold GOV.UK Verify talks next week
By Neil Merrett
PCAG understood to be undertaking higher level review of privacy in the government ID assurance programme such as the potential implications of the draft surveillance bill
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Lincolnshire takes stock after malware attack
By David Bicknell
Preparation is key when IT systems are down, according to council chief information officer Judith Hetherington Smith.
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PAC: Universal Credit digital overhaul set back six months
By Neil Merrett
Committee warns that new system to support flagship welfare reforms may not be fully operational until late 2021, despite project having "stabilised"
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Lincolnshire attack throws spotlight on councils’ role in national cyber strategy
By David Bicknell
Socitm and DCLG at heart of key discussions to encourage and grow cybersecurity best practice within local government to help counter or prevent future attacks
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