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Stace takes on key digital leadership role at BIS
By David Bicknell
Former GDS deputy director who worked on Government as a Platform takes on chief digital officer role
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Government as a Platform: it's a business challenge
As the government steps up its Government as a Platform (GaaP) thinking, Steve Thorn, senior vice-president for the Public Sector at CGI UK, argues that the customer-centricity and efficiency equation must be at the heart of its GaaP approach
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GDS outlines the Whitehall services planning Verify take-up
By David Bicknell
Digital service says 11 services are currently using the identity assurance scheme, with 15 others planning to connect in the next year, and 20 more at the planning stage
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Let's Get Digital: why we need a local Government Digital Service
Local government needs a new digital organisation to help support public sector reform and deliver multi-billion pound cuts and efficiencies: a true digital centre of excellence for the sector, argues Camden chief information officer John Jackson
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GDS develops payments platform prototype
By David Bicknell
Cross-government approach to payments is one of the first tangible results of Government as a Platform strategy
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£75m spent on IT for NHS reforms
By David Bicknell
Jeremy Hunt statement on NHS modernisation also reveals £323m costs of setting up CCGs and £395m on closing bodies such as PCTs
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Government coy over new network policy timeline
By Neil Merrett
No target date provided for when guidance designed to simplify government network management will be implemented to better inform suppliers and customers
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Digital and devolution mark Osborne's spending review plans
By David Bicknell
Government looks to achieve £20bn of savings; review will be published at the end of November
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Cabinet Office to take over FoI policy
By Neil Merrett
New commission established to review the FoI Act to balance the need of a “safe space” for policy development, as campaign group warns of possible transparency crack down
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DWP faces £3.2bn benefit error and fraud costs
By Neil Merrett
NAO calls for better use of data by the department to target cost risks, warning delays to Universal Credit have also hampered work to curb incorrect payments
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