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GDS’ head of cybersecurity Michael Brunton-Spall to move on
By David Bicknell
Brunton-Spall indicated that after over four years at the Government Digital Service, including now overseeing cybersecurity, he is leaving the organisation for pastures new
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GDS hunts deputy to help drive through portfolio of digital projects
By David Bicknell
£100K role intended to build confidence and buy-in from stakeholders, both within GDS and across government departments, evangelising and sharing best practice for delivery teams across GDS
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Lack of leadership and inadequate skills hold back public sector cloud adoption
By David Bicknell
Cloud Industry Forum and UKCloud report finds that although 82% of public sector organisations have deployed at least one cloud service, adoption is more shallow than deep
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EU to present an e-Library of public procurement good practices
By Matteo Natalucci
The e-Library will provide a set of good practices and solutions to common public procurement challenges
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NHS e-Referral Service kicks off in first two hospital trusts
By Matteo Natalucci
The new e-Service, launched by NHS Digital in April, allows patients to change or cancel their appointments through the portal
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Departments consider rethink of way teams and projects are funded
By David Bicknell
Blog by Environment Agency official discusses potential shift to more flexible funding, arguing that although the development model has changed to agile service design, the funding model hasn’t
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DfE and CCS help schools save money on ICT devices
By Matteo Natalucci
The Department for Education has announced a new procurement designed to support schools to purchase tablet devices as part of a collective buying power strategy
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GDS makes pitch for public sector secure WiFi service users
By David Bicknell
Designed to replace “user and guest WiFi”, GovWiFi wants to be standard way to access WiFi across all government and public sector locations; another WiFi service, Govroam, was launched by Jisc in July
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EU kicks off cyber and free flow of data framework
By Matteo Natalucci
EU scales up its response to cyber-attacks and proposes framework for free flow of non-personal data in the EU
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Ofwat seeks director of ICT and digital
By Matteo Natalucci
£110k role will lead technology and infrastructure function within water regulator’s operations, including  the move to a cloud-based delivery model
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