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Privacy group to hold GOV.UK Verify talks next week
By Neil Merrett
PCAG understood to be undertaking higher level review of privacy in the government ID assurance programme such as the potential implications of the draft surveillance bill
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Andy Beale takes on new government deputy CTO role
By David Bicknell
Appointment announced ahead of next week's GDS Sprint 16 event; Beale's replacement at Common Technology Services already named as Iain Patterson
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PAC: Universal Credit digital overhaul set back six months
By Neil Merrett
Committee warns that new system to support flagship welfare reforms may not be fully operational until late 2021, despite project having "stabilised"
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Initial agreement reached over ‘Safe Harbour’ replacement
By Neil Merrett
‘EU-US Privacy Shield’ sets out draft requirements for oversight of how personal data of European citizens is processed, including creating new ombudsperson role
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Oracle expands UK data centre cloud offerings
By David Bicknell
Government welcomes announcement of investment at company's UK site as part of plans to offer Platform-as-a-Service functions to build on public sector interest in Cloud First approach
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Some ID providers may not be accredited by GOV.UK Verify go live
By Neil Merrett
Despite government pledge for all contracted identity providers to obtain required security standard for April launch, it is understood that live service switch could go ahead anyway
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DWP's PIP assessment tool is up and running
By David Bicknell
Mobile version of PIPAT for third party health and disability providers set to start private beta in spring
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G-Cloud 6 to remain open until August
By Neil Merrett
Six month extension for framework officially confirmed by government; updates on status of efforts to launch G-Cloud 8 expected at later date
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AXELOS launches new ITIL Practitioner qualification
By David Bicknell
Qualification intended to help organisations and individuals increase the value they obtain from adopting and adapting the ITIL framework
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News in Brief – January 29
By Neil Merrett
The Cabinet Office updates its Open Policy Making Toolkit, Bournemouth council formally approves ending HR and IT service deal with Kier and HP is awarded £2.2m MoD contract
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PCS queries Whitehall technology claims behind office closures
By Neil Merrett
BIS and Passport Office announce estate closures under modernisation aims; union says it has reservations in some cases over government using digital transformation to justify changes
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Survey indicates Whitehall's data sharing progress
By David Bicknell
CGI study says collaboration a priority for civil servants - but data sharing patchy; just 8% of respondents say their departments are practising open data; Internet of Things yet to reach Whitehall's lexicon
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Cabinet Office spend data now updated to May 2015
By Neil Merrett
Key spending data sets for first five months of 2015 has been published after commitments by Matt Hancock to address delays
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ONS schedules national census procurement events
By Neil Merrett
Supplier events to be held across UK next month as part of efforts to meet with IT and data service groups to discuss transformation needs for 2021 national census
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News in Brief – January 26
By Neil Merrett
Wandsworth approves business rates contract extension, South Wales Police control room solution overhaul goes live and Defra publishes key flood defence dataset
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