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Companies House and HSE launch digital leadership hunts
By Neil Merrett
Both organisations are in the process of seeking senior leaders to support longer-term approaches to transform transactional services and cross department working
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GDS reaches out to Whitehall departments
By David Bicknell
Digital service cites ‘collaboration’ and ‘building relationships”; will meet department CTOs to better understand their technology challenges
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Home Office weighs cloud productivity and "end user compute" procurement plans
By David Bicknell
Department looks for supplier and service provider input into its procurement approach
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DWP seeks chief data officer
By Neil Merrett
£130,000 role will report to chief digital and information officer Mayank Prakash
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Blockchain could consign Whitehall bureaucracy to scrapheap, argues think-tank
By Neil Merrett
GDS insiders and the Open Data Institute meanwhile continue to urge caution over what potential, if any, distributed ledgers may have in rebuilding certain government services
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EE asks Ofcom to amend its licences to support ESN work
By David Bicknell
Requirement partly arises when signal level for emergency services mobile communications is insufficient to support penetrating into buildings; Ofcom puts out request for consultation
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GDS eyes need for further API and cloud guidance
By Neil Merrett
Whitehall publishes new Technology Code of Practice that will underpin assessment of department transformation plans; identifies key aims for future revisions
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SFA “on track” to deliver IT system behind apprenticeship levy
By David Bicknell
Digital Apprenticeship Service is due to support levy when it comes into effect in Spring 2017
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New GOV.UK Verify lead mulls devolution and NHS potential
By Neil Merrett
Jess McEvoy outlines ambitions for ID assurance programme including how the platform may realistically be extended beyond its current Whitehall-specific remit
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IP Bill bulk powers review calls for ongoing technical review process
By Neil Merrett
Independent reviewer David Anderson backs operational case for collection powers in surveillance legislation; does not rule on whether proposals should be passed or what preferred safeguards might be
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HMRC’s CHIEF thinking highlights Whitehall’s post referendum IT dilemma
By David Bicknell
Even large departments are finding that their advanced long-term planning to replace key systems remains subject to ‘Brexit’ uncertainty
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DVLA brakes hard on lost tax disc revenue claims
By David Bicknell
Agency insists move to direct debit payment is largely to blame for revenue shortfall as opposed to the abolition of tax discs fuelling non-compliance
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Government confirms smart meter network launch delay
By Neil Merrett
New infrastructure technology, which was expected to go live this week, will now launch at the end of September to allow for further testing
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Auriga retains DWP cyber security contract
By David Bicknell
SME had to retender for security assurance services at department after two years under G-Cloud procurement rules
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