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NAO calls for urgent rethink of road transformation planning
By Neil Merrett
Highways England and the Department for Transport called on to take “decisive action” by the summer to ensure better value from ongoing changes to road management and technology
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Cunnington: “Very concrete” plans mapped for 25m user Verify expansion
By Neil Merrett
GDS has set itself internal targets for the numbers of ID assurance users it hopes to have at central and local government level up to 2020; considers potential extension of Verify brand
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GDS spies a potential IR35 opportunity
By David Bicknell
GDS leader Kevin Cunnington believes debate over tax legislation may offer opportunity to hire more permanent IT and digital employees into government
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“GaaP could save councils up to £500m annually”, GDS estimates
GDS’ ability to develop solutions that can be shared with councils should not be underestimated, however Whitehall must listen more to local government expertise, argues Eduserv’s Jos Creese
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Users, vendors and GDS consider life after PSN
By David Bicknell
The need for collaboration, standards, appropriate security, barriers to entry and software defined networking were key issues discussed at the recent Innopsis event
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CCS issues Technology Services 2 framework tender
By Neil Merrett
Agreement, which carries an estimated total value of up to £3bn, will be divided into three lots linked to service design and support, with an additional classification for large projects
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GDS reaffirms commitment to PSN compliance approach
By Neil Merrett
Whitehall will look at re-framing the compliance standards developed for PSN as it looks to migrate away from using the secure network in favour of internet services
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Whitehall targets digital mapping tool development
By Neil Merrett
Opportunity being sought through DOS framework seeks to allow civil servants to better understand and plan for cross departmental projects and transformation
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Verify service manager sought to lead GDS expansion ambitions
By Neil Merrett
Role, which carries a maximum salary value of £70,000, is anticipated to put in place vision for building user base across the wider public sector, as well as potentially for private groups
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CCS launches revised cyber security framework
By Neil Merrett
Organisation enters into second joint venture with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to provide more streamlined means of obtaining accredited services for public sector
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