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Digital: "Frightening, messy, and once started, it cannot be stopped"
By David Bicknell
Phil Pavitt, leader of what the NAO described as "the most complex and successful change programme in Whitehall" followed the familiar advert's advice and went to Specsavers where he is learning retail, delivering on digital and still compelling about government IT
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Chi Onwurah outlines Digital Britain agenda to PSNGB members
Shadow Cabinet Office minister underlines benefits of PSN to reduce costs, improve services and empower citizens, says PSNGB's chairman Phil Gibson
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Digital Government - a FAM future?
Chi Onwurah MP wants to see a common government platform that works for both central and local government, whether it is replacing the Aspire stack in HMRC or meeting the needs of local authorities
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Labour's key thinking on Universal Credit
By Neil Merrett
What is Labour's perspective on tackling the delivery of Universal Credit? We speak to the party's 'Universal Credit Rescue Committee' on how the project might progress
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Trust in the workplace
Tim Lloyd, former head of digital communications at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) argues for the opening up of and greater trust in online channels in the workplace
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Is the government delivering on its SME vision?
All governments pay lip service to the importance of SMEs. Three years ago the coalition promised to put its money where its mouth is and channel 25% of all central procurement spend through small businesses by 2015. As that deadline approaches, Kathleen Hall asks how much has really changed
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TUPE: not quite the shield it used to be
A series of legislative changes to TUPE came into force earlier this year that may have changed the outlook for the protection of outsourced employees
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Volatile future in store for 'TUPE' staff
Since 2006, the terms and conditions of IT staff have been protected if, through outsourcing, they become employees of an incoming employer. But now the government's drive to use SMEs and changes in legislation means the future cover provided by TUPE may not be as effective. Terry Ernest-Jones explains.
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Peers warn over scale of UK digital skills challenge
By Neil Merrett
Digital committee chair believes UK has yet to fully understand changes needed to implement competitive IT skills strategy
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PSN - a platform for reform
The PSNGB trade association has published a whitepaper that discusses PSN's future development. It argues that PSN is a trusted platform for innovation and reform amid increasing demand for critical public services
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Labour's Digital Review: the emerging themes
Chi Onwurah MP details the three key talking points that have already emerged from the party's recent digital government review
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Making sense of BIS, DECC, and the SMEs
Mark Thompson argues encouraging SMEs to play a key role in Whitehall requires time and support, while new entrants must show they can be part of a mixed economy of large and small suppliers - and government must understand the value each model brings to the whole
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PSN: job done? Or just the beginning....
PSNGB's Neil Mellor argues that it would be an error to consign the Public Services Network to the 'done' pile. Increasing demand for critical public services means PSN must be tackled as 'business as unusual', he says
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Inflexible contracts only increase public sector open source potential
Proprietary suppliers on “thin ice” with inflexible contracts, but open source counterparts must embrace cost honesty, writes Hampshire County Council CIO Jos Creese
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Councils saving millions through judicious IT sourcing
Jos Creese, CIO at Hampshire County Council, responds to today's BBC news article: "Councils 'wasting millions' ignoring government IT cloud"
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