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Kent’s Wallbank asks tough questions on public services networking
By David Bicknell
PSN specialist says growing role of Wi-Fi based services such as govroam means questions may need to be asked over future role of wide area networks
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Socitm keen on SuperCloud’s public sector transformation potential
By David Bicknell
Briefing note argues “emerging exemplars and unrelenting austerity” can help drive creation of a SuperCloud that extends beyond education to embrace public sector as a whole
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Verify local government pilots move to alpha
By Neil Merrett
GDS announces plans to move forward with two pilot projects to link ID assurance platform to support applications for council travel passes and residential parking permits
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GOV.UK Notify braces for local government adoption during 2017
By Neil Merrett
Platform to provide the public with updates on service applications via e-mail, SMS or post will now be available to all Whitehall departments; work underway to open up to councils later this year
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CCS tells public sector: roll up and save money on buying IT products
By David Bicknell
“Flash sale” will run through March, offering savings on the Technology Products 2 framework agreement
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Bradford Council to launch new smart cities networks
By David Bicknell
Technologies will include Low Power Wide Area Networks and Things network to be run by Bradford, Digital Catapult Yorkshire, University of Bradford and ODI Leeds
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Civica open to further expansion following digital acquisition drive
By Neil Merrett
Company says acquisitions may continue in order to support end-to-end digital transformation arm; enters new tenant services partnership with Leeds City Council
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Essex ready to consider adopting Verify identity assurance platform
By David Bicknell
Council argues that “there isn’t a service where it wouldn’t be useful”, and has high hopes for ID assurance function use across multiple agencies to bring Live Safe at Home vision to life
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Glasgow resumes IT services discussions with CGI
By David Bicknell
City Council considers using the CGI-Edinburgh framework contract already adopted by Scottish Borders Council
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Serco raises process questions over Glasgow City Council’s post-ACCESS plans
By David Bicknell
Supplier “concerned” over council’s “decision to negotiate directly with CGI rather than hold a competitive tender process”
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Revamped Planning Portal site targets improved mobile access
By Neil Merrett
New website and online functionality introduced to tackle need for multiple device and language support in planning and building applications in England and Wales
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NCSC opens London HQ as it looks to next phase of cyber efforts
By Neil Merrett
Organisation unveils new centre of operations in central London to work with private and public sectors, including devolved and local authorities, to better tackle and detect attacks
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HMRC reiterates Verify support beyond Gateway revamp
By Neil Merrett
Department maintains it will not end support for the Government Digital Service (GDS)-developed GOV.UK Verify platform in favour of separate system that can serve business and individual users
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NAO weighs in on health and social care integration challenge
By David Bicknell
Watchdog applauds effort but warns it found “no compelling evidence to show that integration in England leads to sustainable financial savings or reduced acute hospital activity”
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Stockport steps up its digital offer
By David Bicknell
Council beefs up its online services with new website and digital facilities to help meet tough savings targets
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