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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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Cheshire and Merseyside PSN - an ICT manager's perspective
Cheshire and Merseyside's new Public Services Network (PSN) will connect 13 partners across the region. Martin Potts from Cheshire East Council discusses the network's deployment and the challenges encountered along the way
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The future of open data is local
By Charlotte Jee
Mark Barrett, open data lead at Leeds Data Mill, explains progress on the scheme so far - and some big plans for its future
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Peterborough City Council leading the way to PSN compliance and mobility
How one local authority managed to achieve Public Services Network compliance while implementing BYOD
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Where there's a will, there's a way
Emer Coleman worries whether over-specified PSN "compliance" will lead to what over-specified compliance always leads to: workarounds
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After the floods: how PSN could improve emergency response
PSNGB's Neil Mellor discusses how the Public Services Network will enable agencies to transfer information securely and effectively during major incidents
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Need practical advice and guidance on your Cloud journey?
By David Bicknell
Government Computing's "The How of the Cloud" microsite can help
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Adapting to funding cuts in local government with shared services
Jenny Poole, Head of GO Shared Services, on how four councils have come together to transform services and save £3.8m over 10 years
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Local Government Digital: why informal doesn't mean unprofessional
Devon County Council's digital communications manager Carl Haggerty discusses the role of LocalGov Digital in developing digital services for local government
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Yorkshire success is proof of the pudding for PSN
Jon Browne, programme director for Yorkshire and Humberside PSN, sums up a year of progress on the largest PSN project in the UK
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