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'Unconference' discussions inform impending 'Smart London' Plan
By David Bicknell
Weekend 'Smart London Camp' event hosted by London chief digital officer Theo Blackwell will add to thinking surrounding Plan’s publication at London Tech Week in June
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Birmingham to take back control as it sets out a new ICT and digital vision
By David Bicknell
City council to host May market engagement event as it maps out three year service transition from current Capita outsourced relationship; council will be "system/service integrator" by 2021
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Nesta: Government risks forgetting as much as it remembers 
By Matteo Natalucci
Think-tank report sets out how the public sector could benefit from a federated, data-driven approach
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ICO hits Kensington and Chelsea with £120K fine over Data Protection Act breach
By David Bicknell
Breach caused by council not providing FOI team with adequate training and guidance to check spreadsheets for data hidden in pivot tables before FOI disclosure
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Councils can’t afford to resist the case for cloud
Socitm director Nigel Bragg says a new-found confidence in the stability and resilience of public cloud has facilitated a pragmatic approach whereby new services are developed with a “cloud first” mentality
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Digital Factory: The Silver Bullet for Transformation
Nick Pike, VP, OutSystems says the appetite for digital transformation is simply not matching the capacity of IT departments to deliver it. But there is a way forwards: a low-code digital factory delivering multiple apps concurrently in short timeframes
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CCS takes early steps towards procuring Network Services 2 framework
By David Bicknell
Networking services suppliers group Innopsis to start market engagement sessions from next month
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Outsourcers to search their souls over public sector future
By David Bicknell
Global Sourcing Association event on April 26 plans to ask and answer ‘tough questions’ over use of the private sector to drive public sector advancements
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Why agile services matter for local government
Working across departments and building projects step-by-step is key to developing better services which will push forward digital innovation
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DCMS faces calls for early explanation of data policy and future digital plans
By David Bicknell
Twitter response over GDS and digital government future continues over Easter weekend after written government statement on data policy and governance shift
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