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Essex County Council seeks help to deliver Superfast broadband
By Matteo Natalucci
The council wants 99% of all fixed addresses in the county to have access to superfast broadband by 2021
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The Government needs to act now to make sure AI is responsibly developed and used
Tina Hallett, Government and Public Services leader at PwC says AI can be a force for good. But there needs to be careful thought in putting the needs of public services users first
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Government beefs up 5G development
By Matteo Natalucci
New test locations are being sought all across the UK to support the future rollout of 5G technology
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Socitm and Eduserv launch shared services readiness tool for local authorities
By David Bicknell
Readiness Assessment programme ‘RASP’ intended to show councils the extent to which they are ready to collaborate with others in a shared services programme
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Maltby outlines local government’s digital transformation challenges
DCLG’s director Data Projects highlights user centred design, commodity components, using data, and connecting to our community
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Citizen expectations of service delivery drive digital revolution
By David Bicknell
Agilisys survey reveals 70% of respondents believe citizen communication will improve through implementation of enabling digital technologies
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GDS to update and rename Digital Service Standard
By David Bicknell
New version set to be renamed ‘Government Service Standard’ and go beyond transactional digital services to examine end-to-end services; will also advise on use of registers, common platforms, components and patterns
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Wolverhampton goes beyond expectations with swift cloud move
By David Bicknell
Council enlists help from SME PowerON to help realise cloud migration ambitions together with swift Windows 10 desktop refresh
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Aylesbury Vale goes down AI road with DigitalGenius
By David Bicknell
Solution adopted in Salesforce Service Cloud to improve response times to residents’ customer service queries
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Govroam gains wider public sector traction to complement GDS’ GovWiFi scheme
By David Bicknell
Jisc-launched scheme which developed from existing eduroam network for higher education gets traction among local councils, the health and social care community, and disaster management services
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