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Eduserv findings highlight council cloud adoption resistance
By Neil Merrett
Research of 100 UK authorities argues that local government is largely unsure over how to use cloud services safely without risking data security
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BT in talks with Ofcom over Openreach “autonomy”
By Neil Merrett
Control of broadband infrastructure subsidiary being discussed with regulator as company rejects Commons committee criticisms of its investment in service delivery
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‘GovStrap’ open source kit helps sites replicate GDS website theme
By David Bicknell
OpusVL solution intended to help public sector users cut costs and improve consistency of digital footprint when deploying websites
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Parliament committee sets out delayed digital strategy concerns
By Neil Merrett
New report urges clarity over Brexit impact on Whitehall's digital aspirations; improved data and departmental coordination also among core recommendations
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News in Brief – July 15
By Neil Merrett
The UK’s new information commissioner will begin work on Monday, GDS kicks off the first of its local authority ID assurance events and the MoJ issues a tender for monitoring hardware
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CIPFA: commercial focus vital to council service innovation
By Neil Merrett
A new report details opportunities to improve authority incomes by profiting from functions including back office expertise sharing; skill base and public perceptions among key challenges
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Total G-Cloud spend climbs to £1.23bn after data publication delay
By Neil Merrett
First update of government figures in over two months also finds overall spending through the outgoing digital services framework climbing to £68m
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Matt Hancock outlines policy design challenges for “Brexit Britain”
By Neil Merrett
Cabinet Office minister argues referendum outcome must be used as opportunity for drastic overhaul of policy design, procurement and Civil Service technology skills
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G-Cloud spend figures now two months out of date
By Neil Merrett
The Cabinet Office says there has been no change to the reporting policy for sales made through the Digital Marketplace; no updates have been posted since May 6
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Social care providers called on to set out online identity strategies
By Neil Merrett
New Socitm, ADASS and LGA briefing sets out challenges in implementing ID assurance methods that can limit information loss and identify fraud
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