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When it comes to protecting sensitive information, how much is enough?
Phil Davies, Director Network & Infrastructure Systems at Thales UK discusses the landscape for securing sensitive government information and the successor to the Public Services Network (PSN) framework post-budget and what it means for the technology industry
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SMEs are key to transformation of public services
Real progress has been achieved in making it easier for SMEs to do business with government. But further reform of procurement processes is needed to make them simpler and less needlessly bureaucratic, argues Naureen Khan, associate director - Central Government at techUK
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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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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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UK Environment Secretary opens the data floodgates
Defra's plan to publicly release 8,000 datasets over the next 12 is expected to drive innovation across the agricultural sector, but ensuring a sustainable, consistent supply of open data will be vital for further benefits, says Open Data Institute policy lead Ellen Broad
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GaaP: it's not just about the platform
When considering government ICT for the next five years, remember GaaP, procurement and legacy are all linked, argue Methods' Group chief executive Peter Rowlins and strategy director Mark Thompson
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Innovating for safe public sector information sharing
Innopsis chair Phil Gibson discusses why the benefits are manifest for open and safe public sector information sharing, provided the appropriate information governance standards are in place
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Delivering digital
Damien Venkatasamy, industry manager for the public sector at CSC UK&I and Netherlands, asks what impact the new government will have in delivering truly 'Digital by Default' services
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How can government support open data without doing it all itself?
While not the only source of open data, government can play an important wider supporting role, no matter who manages or provides the information beyond the General Election, argues Open Data Institute technical director Jeni Tennison
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G-Cloud Terms and Conditions apply
Is there a case for updating the G-Cloud Framework terms & conditions, to ensure sustained growth and opportunities for SMEs? Skyscape's Simon Hansford thinks so
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A manifesto for e-procurement change
Political parties have made increased SME participation in Whitehall procurement a key plank of their election platforms. But how they plan on working with existing and upcoming regulations to achieve this is unclear. Pedro Paulo, chief executive of e-procurement specialist Gatewit, explains
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Inside the FCO: handling public sector tech at the worldwide level
FCO digital transformation manager Mark Barlow discusses key lessons for public sector projects in the Digital by Default age
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Seven steps to GaaP Heaven
By David Bicknell
Sally Howes, the NAO's executive leader, digital & innovation, outlines the critical factors GDS might consider to help make Government as a Platform a success
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Creating more IT Apprenticeships
In the UK National Week of Apprenticeships, Jos Creese, the new president of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, explains why he is supporting initiatives to grow IT apprenticeships that highlight the business impacts of IT
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Extending the G-Cloud template
Methods Group's Peter Rowlins offers an SME's perspective on recent Crown Commercial Service announcements that it will make procurement more accessible
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