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Why the future of public sector data isn't in static reports
Leicestershire County Council's Robert Radburn argues that when users can slice and dice data however they want, they understand it faster because they see the story behind the numbers
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Labour's key thinking on Universal Credit
By Neil Merrett
What is Labour's perspective on tackling the delivery of Universal Credit? We speak to the party's 'Universal Credit Rescue Committee' on how the project might progress
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Kickstarting innovation in government IT
Fundamental changes to the UK government software and services market are vital for a more beneficial digital transformation, says John Jackson, Camden Council CIO.
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New Network Services framework shows early progress
In the latest of a series of guest articles about the public services network (PSN), PSNGB director Neil Mellor believes the early signs are that the forthcoming Network Services framework will offer both customers and suppliers more flexibility
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Peers warn over scale of UK digital skills challenge
By Neil Merrett
Digital committee chair believes UK has yet to fully understand changes needed to implement competitive IT skills strategy
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PSN - a platform for reform
The PSNGB trade association has published a whitepaper that discusses PSN's future development. It argues that PSN is a trusted platform for innovation and reform amid increasing demand for critical public services
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Labour's Digital Review: the emerging themes
Chi Onwurah MP details the three key talking points that have already emerged from the party's recent digital government review
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Making sense of BIS, DECC, and the SMEs
Mark Thompson argues encouraging SMEs to play a key role in Whitehall requires time and support, while new entrants must show they can be part of a mixed economy of large and small suppliers - and government must understand the value each model brings to the whole
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Getting the right security balance for web service delivery
An "old world" approach to security isn't just unhelpful, it's frustrating and costly, argues Michael Laver-Smith, IT manager for Sevenoaks District Council
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PSN: job done? Or just the beginning....
PSNGB's Neil Mellor argues that it would be an error to consign the Public Services Network to the 'done' pile. Increasing demand for critical public services means PSN must be tackled as 'business as unusual', he says
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Starting with the citizen
By David Bicknell
In the first of a two-part article, Socitm president Nick Roberts discusses understanding citizens' needs better and the 'relationship' stage of digital - but rules out creating a single localgov.uk site
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Inflexible contracts only increase public sector open source potential
Proprietary suppliers on “thin ice” with inflexible contracts, but open source counterparts must embrace cost honesty, writes Hampshire County Council CIO Jos Creese
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Councils saving millions through judicious IT sourcing
Jos Creese, CIO at Hampshire County Council, responds to today's BBC news article: "Councils 'wasting millions' ignoring government IT cloud"
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Transitioning to the cloud
Barry Phelps, programme manager from London Borough of Waltham Forest discusses the importance of a cloud model for public sector organisations
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PSN: a 'lot' of opportunity for SMEs
What opportunities does the Public Services Network (PSN) offer SMEs? PSN GB's SME director Ian Fishwick discusses the growing prospects for smaller companies in the PSN marketplace, and addresses the issue of 'lots'
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