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Public sector users told: merger of HPE services with CSC is "business as usual"
By David Bicknell
HPE spins off IT enterprise services business, including old EDS operations, into new organisation with CSC, but deal will not be completed until March 2017
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Technology Products 2 framework tender launched
By Neil Merrett
Agreement to be divided into six separate lots encompassing hardware, software and information assured product needs to support the entire UK public sector
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NAO critical of HMRC digital switch implementation
By Neil Merrett
Despite recently improved service and general customer satisfaction with personal tax functions, HMRC is accused of providing insufficient staff to support systems in 2014/15
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Beyond go live: what next for GOV.UK Verify?
By Neil Merrett
With platform now classed as live service, ID assurance programme head Janet Hughes rules out expanding use for age checks or full replacement of Government Gateway
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BSI starts work on new online identity and authentication standard
By David Bicknell
New PAS 499 standard could be ready in nine months with implications for identity assurance across Whitehall, advocates suggest
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Adobe sets sights on UK public sector managed cloud service needs
By Neil Merrett
Company in talks over expanding cloud service offerings to support demand for digital service transformation and self service offerings
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DWP unveils first ever Universal Credit fraud and error stats
By Neil Merrett
2015/16 overpayment rates recorded at 7.3% for welfare reform programme, figures follow ongoing concerns about department's data management and verification capabilities
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NAO pans Whitehall shared services centres programme
By David Bicknell
"Programme is not progressing as planned" and "has not achieved value for money to date", says spending watchdog
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GOV.UK Verify set to "go live" next week
By David Bicknell
Cabinet Office minister Matt Hancock reveals switchover plan in speech on data science ethical framework
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Queen's Speech highlights Digital Economy Bill
By David Bicknell
Bill will introduce Broadband Universal Service Obligation, cover use of data by government to deliver better public services and consult on better sharing of publicly-held data sets to improve service delivery
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Large IT companies line up to back remaining in EU
By David Bicknell
Microsoft, HPE, IBM, Cisco and Fujitsu all prefer "Remain" option while respecting employees' individual choice; BT too supports staying in, while urging reform
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Council adopts EU-wide cybersecurity rules
By David Bicknell
Network and information security directive, due to come into force in August 2016, will increase co-operation between member states on cybersecurity
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HMCTS digital courts plan not affected by CEO departure
By Neil Merrett
No review of transformation aims planned as a result of Natalie Ceeney's decision to step down; legal stakeholders warn drive for innovation must not limit access to justice
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Dell picked by DWP to decommission Government Gateway
By Neil Merrett
Contract award notes no other supplier available to meet department's support requirements for moving away from use of legacy service
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Fujitsu awarded £37m VME licence contract
Department will now obtain services directly through company as part of more "flexible" deal that will allow for potential switch to new solution to meet IT needs
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