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NHS Digital outlines key elements of 2017/18 programme
By David Bicknell
Organisation plans to work on 15 technology projects with local authorities, and will work to assess digital maturity of care homes in order to beef up their information governance
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CCS eyes mobile voice and fire service IT aggregated procurements
By Neil Merrett
Mobile Voice and Data Services procurement is set to go ahead from September, with engagement underway to test customer interest in hardware for schools focus
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Canterbury council aims for 85% of services to be online by 2019
By Neil Merrett
Authority’s digital transformation aims to be supported via new cloud-based platform offering self service and real-time communication functions
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ICO fines Gloucester over cyber-attack handling
By Neil Merrett
Data regulator argues £100,000 monetary penalty is fair response to prevent further failures by authorities to patch systems against well publicised flaws that can compromise systems; council considers appeal
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Glasgow weighs up terminating its Serco ACCESS contract early
By David Bicknell
City council concerned at deteriorating relationship with supplier following what it describes as a “very public attempt to put pressure on elected members through the media”
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Green Party set for electoral website performance victory
By David Bicknell
Poor web design and need for ‘splash’ landing pages leaves other main parties trailing, according to Dynatrace benchmarking tests
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Socitm outlines council digital service progress ahead of innovation awards
By Neil Merrett
With 50 councils shortlisted for awards focused around online functionality, updated findings from UK public sector IT managers group welcomes broader work on mobile innovation
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CIFPA awarded pan-London fraud hub contract
By Neil Merrett
Agreement to operate fraud solution developed by the London Borough of Ealing on a payment-by-results basis is valued at between £20m and £53.6m; solution will use advanced analytics to detect and prevent fraud
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G-Cloud 9 launches with 2,847 suppliers onboard
By Neil Merrett
Latest iteration of the procurement framework ends a prolonged discovery and consultation phase that has abandoned running concurrent versions of the agreement
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Service Birmingham JV to be dissolved in favour of revised Capita deal
By Neil Merrett
Birmingham City Council announces intention to end joint ICT venture with a new arrangement yet to be finalised to realise further cost savings with the company over the next four years
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Manifesto commits Tories to Verify
By David Bicknell
Manifesto includes Whitehall shake-up plan to combine parts of Land Registry, Ordnance Survey, Valuation Office, Hydrographic Office and Geological Survey to create “comprehensive geospatial data body within government, the largest repository of open land data in the world”
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Socitm social care findings raise concerns over online access and visibility
By Neil Merrett
Two new studies conducted as part of Better Connected programme have found that around 50% of surveyed council were providing services rated as 'good' or 'very good'
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Cyber attacks may spur regional plans to provide cyber support
By David Bicknell
Emerging idea for mutual cyber support from local organisations will require NCSC funding and backing from Whitehall
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BT’s public sector strategy to adopt regional and devolved focus
By David Bicknell
Six regional UK directors appointed as company focus includes organisation transformation and health and social care integration
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Bolton trust targets broader open source eye care record uptake
By Neil Merrett
Having this year gone live with OpenEyes software devised by another trust, hospital body now looking to expand functionality and user base among other trusts
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