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Birmingham mulls transactional service options after website revamp
By Neil Merrett
Authority exploring options with suppliers for providing new online functions while also considering interoperability potential as part of combined regional authority
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19 councils unveiled for initial GOV.UK Verify trials
By Neil Merrett
Whitehall looks at potentially extending ID assurance platform for wider number of key council functions; funding details around adoption not yet complete
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Videogames inspire Newcastle’s citizen budget consultation
By Neil Merrett
Combining elements of video games with public engagement, the city council has launched a new budget simulation service that seeks citizen feedback on how it should balance spending
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GDS data director outlines data register expansion ambitions
By Neil Merrett
Paul Maltby says Whitehall must do more to curb duplicated information held across government, while also backing need for clearer legislation on balancing privacy with service innovation
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Land registry awards contract for consolidated land charges register
By Neil Merrett
Organisation awards contract to consolidate land charge data from 326 councils and provide the information in standardised format
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GDS yet to decide over DOS spend data publication
By Neil Merrett
GDS and CCS are understood to have held discussions over the possibility of regularly providing Digital Outcomes and Specialists spend figures in line with previous commitments
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ICO commits to privacy crackdown on IoT devices
By Neil Merrett
UK data regulator committed to ensuring potential benefits of technologies like smart meters will not compromise privacy regulations on back of global study of 300 devices
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Delayed spend figures show total G-Cloud sales of £1.39bn
By Neil Merrett
Spend through outgoing Digital Services Framework reaches £82.1m as of August 2016, with central government dominating Digital Marketplace demand
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Socitm plays up Aylesbury standardised digital overhaul approach
By Neil Merrett
Case study argues that £4m in savings was realised by authority over a five year period by taking more simplified, customer-focused approach to service implementation
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Buckinghamshire looks to appoint digital and ICT director
By David Bicknell
Role, carrying ‘six figure salary’, will involve “working proactively to champion and lead digital change across all council departments”
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Malcolm Harrison appointed CCS CEO on permanent basis
By Neil Merrett
Former interim chief executive to continue work around public sector procurement reform ahead of publication of NAO value review, anticipated to be released this side of Christmas
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Councils look to expand Hertfordshire Shared Service potential
By Neil Merrett
Broxbourne council has joined Sopra Steria-backed collaborative agreement to pool revenues and benefits resources as further authorities and functionality are sought to be added
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Camden’s Theo Blackwell wants devolution to be ‘smart’ and ‘digital’
By David Bicknell
Council’s Cabinet member warns of “missed opportunity” for reform but notes all of devolution deals signed off so far mention data-sharing, “a crucial component of joined-up services”
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Digital Catapult targets IoT shake up with London network launch
By Neil Merrett
Partnership formed with tech companies and academic institutions aims to provide 50 LPWAN base stations around capital to try and drive service innovation and uptake
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News in Brief - September 19
By Neil Merrett
GOV.UK Pay processes first live debit card payment as development continues, HPE awarded Disclosure and Barring Service G-Cloud hosting deal and the ICO seeks a new deputy commissioner
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