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GDS yet to decide over DOS spend data publication
By Neil Merrett
GDS and CCS are understood to have held discussions over the possibility of regularly providing Digital Outcomes and Specialists spend figures in line with previous commitments
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ICO commits to privacy crackdown on IoT devices
By Neil Merrett
UK data regulator committed to ensuring potential benefits of technologies like smart meters will not compromise privacy regulations on back of global study of 300 devices
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Delayed spend figures show total G-Cloud sales of £1.39bn
By Neil Merrett
Spend through outgoing Digital Services Framework reaches £82.1m as of August 2016, with central government dominating Digital Marketplace demand
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Tech start-ups urged to work with Wayra and GCHQ to beef up cyber response
By David Bicknell
Wayra will run new cyber accelerator programme to help start-ups develop new wave of security systems capable of foiling attacks
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Malcolm Harrison appointed CCS CEO on permanent basis
By Neil Merrett
Former interim chief executive to continue work around public sector procurement reform ahead of publication of NAO value review, anticipated to be released this side of Christmas
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Treasury committee fears digital tax overhaul is being rushed
By Neil Merrett
Andrew Tyrie says more time should be allowed to scrutinise feedback of ambitious digital strategy to ensure maximum benefits for users by addressing current implementation conkers
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Statistics Canada’s chief quits over agency’s ageing IT systems
By David Bicknell
Chief statistician Wayne Smith was concerned that just when Statistics Canada needed to be agile in a big data world, it was being hampered by government IT
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Digital Catapult targets IoT shake up with London network launch
By Neil Merrett
Partnership formed with tech companies and academic institutions aims to provide 50 LPWAN base stations around capital to try and drive service innovation and uptake
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News in Brief - September 19
By Neil Merrett
GOV.UK Pay processes first live debit card payment as development continues, HPE awarded Disclosure and Barring Service G-Cloud hosting deal and the ICO seeks a new deputy commissioner
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Ian Watmore named as First Civil Service Commissioner
By David Bicknell
Former government chief operating officer will start new role on October 1
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GDS to move home and run national digital academy
By David Bicknell
Government Digital Service to move its headquarters into new offices in Aldgate; DWP Digital Academy Service to be moved to GDS to build capability across government
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NAO seeks clearer, consolidated Whitehall cyber security focus
By Neil Merrett
Cabinet Office must go further with information management reforms to streamline how it supports and provides guidance to departments for safeguarding data and systems
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Former PAC chair Hodge takes aim again at Whitehall IT projects
By David Bicknell
Book, to be published this week, says committee would “laugh at the very idea” that a new IT project “might be introduced on time, within budget and save money”
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Treasury backs Pensions Dashboard system for 2019 launch
By Neil Merrett
Department commits guidance and backing to 11 companies expecting to pool resources to create open standards solution for tracking multiple savings accounts
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Second DOS agreement applications to open in November
By Neil Merrett
Structure of Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 is expected to be largely unchanged by planned launch in February; planning for DOS3 expected to begin this year
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