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Lack of leadership and inadequate skills hold back public sector cloud adoption
By David Bicknell
Cloud Industry Forum and UKCloud report finds that although 82% of public sector organisations have deployed at least one cloud service, adoption is more shallow than deep
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EU to present an e-Library of public procurement good practices
By Matteo Natalucci
The e-Library will provide a set of good practices and solutions to common public procurement challenges
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DfE and CCS help schools save money on ICT devices
By Matteo Natalucci
The Department for Education has announced a new procurement designed to support schools to purchase tablet devices as part of a collective buying power strategy
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GDS makes pitch for public sector secure WiFi service users
By David Bicknell
Designed to replace “user and guest WiFi”, GovWiFi wants to be standard way to access WiFi across all government and public sector locations; another WiFi service, Govroam, was launched by Jisc in July
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Local government lags users’ mobility and customer experience expectations
By David Bicknell
Survey shows 77% of consumers say how well organisations protect their data is key factor in deciding whether they will use them; local government rated as worst sector for using mobile apps to communicate and provide services
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techUK: Greater digital skills and information sharing needed for transformation
By David Bicknell
Tech group’s Smarter Services report wants to see more willingness to experiment with new working practices, greater information sharing, and procurement frameworks streamlined
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CCS weighs up commercial route to deliver Crown Marketplace
By David Bicknell
Today’s joint event with GDS and Digital Catapult may provide insight into CCS’ plans to deliver a public sector e-Marketplace to simplify procurement for both buyers and suppliers
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ICO and Surveillance Camera Commissioner sign MoU
By Matteo Natalucci
The MoU sets out a cooperation framework and practical working arrangements between the two agencies over the collection and manipulation of personal data
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Government announces £10m pilot to boost fibre broadband for six UK Areas
By Matteo Natalucci
The project is part of a £200m four-year plan to stimulate the growth of full fibre in the country  
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GDS prepares to showcase ‘VerifyLocal’ developments
By David Bicknell
Service shortly to launch local sector's first pattern-compliant services in private beta
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Notts County Council fined £70,000 over data breach
By David Bicknell
Nottinghamshire County Council gets fine for “serious and prolonged breach” after leaving vulnerable people’s personal information exposed online for five years
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HMCTS and CPS want testers for Criminal Justice Common Platform
By Matteo Natalucci
Two-year project intended lensure quality of Criminal Justice System Common Platform digital service
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Public sector intranets not fit for purpose, survey argues
By David Bicknell
Half of public sector respondents polled rated their intranet at 4 out of 10 or lower; poor rating is matched by equally poor search function and lack of IT buy-in
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Survey suggests two thirds of companies' CIOs are hiring staff to cope with GDPR
By David Bicknell
Analytics, regulatory knowledge and project management said to be skills in high demand - but employment effect on public sector organisations such as local councils and the NHS less clear
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