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Privacy group to hold GOV.UK Verify talks next week
By Neil Merrett
PCAG understood to be undertaking higher level review of privacy in the government ID assurance programme such as the potential implications of the draft surveillance bill
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Lincolnshire takes stock after malware attack
By David Bicknell
Preparation is key when IT systems are down, according to council chief information officer Judith Hetherington Smith.
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PAC: Universal Credit digital overhaul set back six months
By Neil Merrett
Committee warns that new system to support flagship welfare reforms may not be fully operational until late 2021, despite project having "stabilised"
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Lincolnshire attack throws spotlight on councils’ role in national cyber strategy
By David Bicknell
Socitm and DCLG at heart of key discussions to encourage and grow cybersecurity best practice within local government to help counter or prevent future attacks
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Oracle expands UK data centre cloud offerings
By David Bicknell
Government welcomes announcement of investment at company's UK site as part of plans to offer Platform-as-a-Service functions to build on public sector interest in Cloud First approach
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G-Cloud 6 to remain open until August
By Neil Merrett
Six month extension for framework officially confirmed by government; updates on status of efforts to launch G-Cloud 8 expected at later date
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Better connected releases website performance data for councils
By David Bicknell
Results also include ratings on council services concerning rubbish and recycling services
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News in Brief – January 29
By Neil Merrett
The Cabinet Office updates its Open Policy Making Toolkit, Bournemouth council formally approves ending HR and IT service deal with Kier and HP is awarded £2.2m MoD contract
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Survey indicates Whitehall's data sharing progress
By David Bicknell
CGI study says collaboration a priority for civil servants - but data sharing patchy; just 8% of respondents say their departments are practising open data; Internet of Things yet to reach Whitehall's lexicon
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Socitm and Local CIO Council tackle digital strategy questions
By David Bicknell
Approach is based on principles of simplify, standardise, share and save
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Greater Manchester Combined Authority to launch data sharing body
By David Bicknell
Creation of GM-Connect intended to support area's integration of health and social care and wider reform of public services
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Coventry chief exec calls for debate over "outdated data sharing protocols"
By David Bicknell
Martin Reeves believes "devolution, combined authorities, and the whole shifting tectonic plates" offers prospect of a new discussion over data sharing protocols
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Aberdeen appoints managed data centre supplier
By Neil Merrett
Authority awards local provider with three year data services deal; entirety of IT estate has been moved over to private cloud
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Bournemouth recommends ending Kier outsourcing partnership
By Neil Merrett
Citing budgetary pressures and collaboration talks with other authorities, council will decide next week on whether to bring services like HR and IT back in-house
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