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GDS targets 2017 launch for GOV.UK Verify health and social care work
By Neil Merrett
Efforts already underway to provide Whitehall ID assurance tool to local councils ahead of planned alpha launch should key criteria and standards be met
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Bromley extends Liberata digital services deal
Existing contract will continue until 2020 with the aim to support wider digital transformation of council's functions in agreement valued at up to £22m
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Agilisys survey reveals public sector cloud concerns
By David Bicknell
36% of respondents have no plans to adopt cloud technology; clear demand for service providers to offer service management capabilities to smooth issues and ensure Cloud projects meet future requirements
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Bracken queries Whitehall bulk data sharing reliance
By Neil Merrett
Former GDS head gives evidence along with ODI chief exec Jeni Tennison to Digital Economy Bill Committee questioning current opaqueness of government approach to information management
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Outsourcing name removed as National Outsourcing Association rebrands
By David Bicknell
National Outsourcing Association becomes the UK chapter of the Global Sourcing Association
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CCS may be set to review G-Cloud’s standard two-year contract length
By David Bicknell
CCS seems minded to respond positively to the MoD and some vendors over a rethink over the duration of framework contracts, including, but “not necessarily restricted to” G-Cloud
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Adur and Worthing to consider wider shared cloud switch approach
By Neil Merrett
Discussions now underway with Horsham and Mid Sussex councils to consider joint procurement approach for full IaaS migration of their services
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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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