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74 councils opt for data-led empty housing review during 2016
By Neil Merrett
A total of 9,000 properties found to have been empty for over six months have been reclaimed for authority use in England last year as part of ongoing data platform campaign
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GDS pays tribute to the elements of PSN it wants to keep
By David Bicknell
GDS intends to move away from the PSN but wants to keep its standards, community, marketplace, savings and benefits for SIROs
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Liberata lands seven-year £75m Hounslow contract
By David Bicknell
Under deal Liberata will deliver a range of services including revenues and benefits assessments, transactional finance, HR administration, payroll services and IT services
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Hammond’s Budget tackles STP and social care funding
By David Bicknell
Chancellor’s Statement discusses technical qualifications, takes aim at self-employment incorporation regimes and holds back digital tax requirements for businesses with turnover below VAT registration threshold
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G-Cloud 9 to offer revised contract length flexibility
By Neil Merrett
Revised framework allows call-off contracts to be extended beyond two years for first time, although concerns are raised that conditional nature of option creates additional complexity for stakeholders
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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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