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Bracing for a more mature public sector IoT environment
As IoT technologies move from high profile concepts to real world solutions, public sector bodies must decide where clear gains can be better demonstrated and realised, argues Innovate UK's Jonny Voon
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ONS opens new Data Science Campus
By David Bicknell
Office for National Statistics operation created in wake of Bean Review to beef up existing statistics-gathering by harnessing new data sources and technologies
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Government yet to hold talks on EU data transfer arrangements
By Neil Merrett
Opposition MPs criticise Whitehall for not having had “specific” discussions on how information can continue to transfer to and from the bloc post-Brexit
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Camden launches its Open Data platform
By David Bicknell
London borough’s platform hosts over 300 datasets as open data pioneer looks for new ways of using information it holds to benefit local residents
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London boroughs opt for shared prepaid card care solution
Agreement with alliance of three councils to gradually rollout card programme continues group’s shared ICT and technology procurement focus
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Cunnington: “Very concrete” plans mapped for 25m user Verify expansion
By Neil Merrett
GDS has set itself internal targets for the numbers of ID assurance users it hopes to have at central and local government level up to 2020; considers potential extension of Verify brand
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Moray Council extends supplier partnership for self service drive
By Neil Merrett
Authority has now gone live with personalised customer portal that will link up with national ID assurance tool to better automate online services
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ICO council survey highlights pre-GDPR data protection challenges
By Neil Merrett
Regulator's report finds some authorities are yet to introduce key information management personnel such as data protection officers and senior information risk owners
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“GaaP could save councils up to £500m annually”, GDS estimates
GDS’ ability to develop solutions that can be shared with councils should not be underestimated, however Whitehall must listen more to local government expertise, argues Eduserv’s Jos Creese
Public Services > Local government > Features
Users, vendors and GDS consider life after PSN
By David Bicknell
The need for collaboration, standards, appropriate security, barriers to entry and software defined networking were key issues discussed at the recent Innopsis event
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