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Councils to benefit from Scotland Excel’s customer service framework
By David Bicknell
Civica is one of four companies named to £15m framework offering beneficial rates for councils eyeing channel shift and end-to-end digital transformation
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Blockchain could consign Whitehall bureaucracy to scrapheap, argues think-tank
By Neil Merrett
GDS insiders and the Open Data Institute meanwhile continue to urge caution over what potential, if any, distributed ledgers may have in rebuilding certain government services
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Socitm briefing warns over digital transformation “delusions”
By Neil Merrett
Group argues that standardised and shared development approach is vital to ensure more significant overhauls of service delivery and genuine organisational change
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New GOV.UK Verify lead mulls devolution and NHS potential
By Neil Merrett
Jess McEvoy outlines ambitions for ID assurance programme including how the platform may realistically be extended beyond its current Whitehall-specific remit
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GDS identity assurance head Janet Hughes to leave Whitehall
By Neil Merrett
Jess McEvoy will take over role on acting basis as GOV.UK Verify lead becomes latest prominent digital figure to move away from Whitehall within the last month
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Hampshire’s £100,000 ICO fine shows cost of failure to protect personal data
By Conor McGuinness
Hampshire County Council fined £100,000 by the ICO after a data breach at a former council site after failing to dispose the personal information of over 100 people
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Connell takes up ICT reins in Norfolk
By David Bicknell
Former Newham and Havering CIO starts Norfolk tenure; Nick Thrustle steps in on interim basis at Connell’s former employer
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Sunderland council abandons technology partner procurement
By Neil Merrett
Proposed opportunity had sought vendor to oversee council’s ICT transformation plans and wider framework agreement to potentially serve regional public service providers
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Cost uncertainty remains over council GOV.UK Verify adoption
By Neil Merrett
Stakeholders hope to define end-to-end costs of using GDS ID assurance platform to support digital transformation of key local authority services
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Councils sought for £2m traffic technology innovation funding
By Neil Merrett
Department for Transport sets aside funds to support councils in use of emerging smart technologies such as roadside sensors to improve motorists experiences
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Cheshire authorities mull business support procurement link-up
By Neil Merrett
Two councils consider establishing single supplier framework to address their individual finance and HR needs, with a single procurement also under consideration
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News in Brief - August 9
By Neil Merrett
The Open Data Institute (ODI) has welcomed the CMA's findings into the potential of using open APIs for financial services, NHS England prepares to award £100m in innovation funding and Tim Kelsey will this month take up leadership of Australia’s digital health agency
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Ed Garcez lands North London boroughs' CDIO role
By David Bicknell
Camden, Haringey and Islington make key appointment for head of shared digital and IT service
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CCS launches £700m replacement print services tender
By Neil Merrett
Seven lot framework expected to replace two outgoing agreements with more integrated approach for acquiring scanning, MFDs, records management and related audit services
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Data Mill North expands Leeds Data Mill's mantle
By David Bicknell
Migration takes place from previous Leeds site to create new ‘Northern Powerhouse’ open data repository
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