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GDS thinks about ‘legacy systems’ in Technology Code of Practice update
By David Bicknell
Digital service to refresh guidelines for best way government organisations design, build and buy technology; new guidance will support main legacy challenges teams face
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US government plans ‘one-stop shop’ to handle citizens’ FoI requests
By David Bicknell
Office of Information Policy at Justice Department to team up with 18F to enable public to submit request for records to any agency from a single website
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Government applies "lessons learned" from online voter registration crash
Ahead of June 8 General Election, GDS says changes have been implemented on the back of temporary outage resulting from user demand "spike" before referendum last year
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Home Office to begin search for Wilkinson replacement shortly
By David Bicknell
Home Office CDTO Wilkinson is to join NHS Digital as chief executive in the summer; departure opens up another top Whitehall IT and digital role to competition
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More intensive G-Cloud 9 application period closes on schedule
By Neil Merrett
Exact number of suppliers to complete their applications is presently unconfirmed; several stakeholders broadly welcome framework changes, albeit it with reservations
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Pensions Dashboard prototype standards launched
By Neil Merrett
Treasury welcomes introduction of common standards that have been developed by financial service providers at it looks to garner wider stakeholder expertise to create live service
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Contractors urged to check IR35 status to resolve public sector confusion
By David Bicknell
Independent and self-employed group urges contractors to use HMRC’s employment status tool and show the results to their clients
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ICO announces deputy chief executive appointment
By Neil Merrett
UK data regulator has filled two senior leadership roles; Paul Arnold and James Dipple-Johnstone become deputy CEO and deputy commissioner of operations respectively
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Coding standards needed to counter software defects at heart of failed IT programmes
Mark James, vice president, CAST UK & Ireland asks if standards adoption is the answer to IT project performance in the UK public sector
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Whitehall IT Quality and Assurance framework launched
By Neil Merrett
CCS partners with the Home Office to provide public sector organisations with means to evaluate infrastructure, environments and overall performance of technology
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