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ICO commits to privacy crackdown on IoT devices
By Neil Merrett
UK data regulator committed to ensuring potential benefits of technologies like smart meters will not compromise privacy regulations on back of global study of 300 devices
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Delayed spend figures show total G-Cloud sales of £1.39bn
By Neil Merrett
Spend through outgoing Digital Services Framework reaches £82.1m as of August 2016, with central government dominating Digital Marketplace demand
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Socitm plays up Aylesbury standardised digital overhaul approach
By Neil Merrett
Case study argues that £4m in savings was realised by authority over a five year period by taking more simplified, customer-focused approach to service implementation
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Buckinghamshire looks to appoint digital and ICT director
By David Bicknell
Role, carrying ‘six figure salary’, will involve “working proactively to champion and lead digital change across all council departments”
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Malcolm Harrison appointed CCS CEO on permanent basis
By Neil Merrett
Former interim chief executive to continue work around public sector procurement reform ahead of publication of NAO value review, anticipated to be released this side of Christmas
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Councils look to expand Hertfordshire Shared Service potential
By Neil Merrett
Broxbourne council has joined Sopra Steria-backed collaborative agreement to pool revenues and benefits resources as further authorities and functionality are sought to be added
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Camden’s Theo Blackwell wants devolution to be ‘smart’ and ‘digital’
By David Bicknell
Council’s Cabinet member warns of “missed opportunity” for reform but notes all of devolution deals signed off so far mention data-sharing, “a crucial component of joined-up services”
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Digital Catapult targets IoT shake up with London network launch
By Neil Merrett
Partnership formed with tech companies and academic institutions aims to provide 50 LPWAN base stations around capital to try and drive service innovation and uptake
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News in Brief - September 19
By Neil Merrett
GOV.UK Pay processes first live debit card payment as development continues, HPE awarded Disclosure and Barring Service G-Cloud hosting deal and the ICO seeks a new deputy commissioner
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Agilisys set to launch Community Cloud
By David Bicknell
Community of infrastructure providers created to help customers ensure they can migrate more of their estate to the cloud
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NAO seeks clearer, consolidated Whitehall cyber security focus
By Neil Merrett
Cabinet Office must go further with information management reforms to streamline how it supports and provides guidance to departments for safeguarding data and systems
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Scottish councils appoint chief digital and chief technology officers
By David Bicknell
Martyn Wallace and Dr Colin Birchenall named to help group of 27 authorities drive digital change
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Aberdeen undertakes fibre network enhancement work
By Neil Merrett
Authority will work alongside Capita and CityFibre to overhaul how business and the public can access online services via the Scottish Wide Area Network
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Second DOS agreement applications to open in November
By Neil Merrett
Structure of Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 is expected to be largely unchanged by planned launch in February; planning for DOS3 expected to begin this year
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GDS lays down law on council Verify adoption criteria
By Neil Merrett
Authorities that meet specific criteria invited to receive GDS technical assistance and guidance, as well as financial support for private beta services using Whitehall ID platform
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