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News in Brief – October 28
By Neil Merrett
Police Scotland responds to ICO data audit findings, G-Cloud 9 moves into alpha phase and the National Procurement Service (NPS) issues £60m MFDs framework tender
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Home Office extends its Fujitsu contract until 2018
By David Bicknell
Department confirms it is moving away from large IT contracts to single suppliers – but said it was extending Fujitsu’s contract to 2018 to ensure a “smooth transition” to new services
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Andy Beale to leave GDS by New Year
By Neil Merrett
Chief technology officer continuing work with Kevin Cunnington to help set out new GDS strategy; no decision made over future of the role beyond his departure
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Public sector fails to support digital transformation with cloud
By David Bicknell
Survey argues public sector execs see digital transformation as biggest challenge of the coming year - but many are failing to prioritise cloud initiatives
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Government embarks on Whitehall recruitment platform revamp
By Neil Merrett
Opportunity launched via DOS framework to better meet user needs for digital recruitment services to support civil service
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GDS departure from CAP programme leads RPA to ditch agile approach
By David Bicknell
NAO memorandum indicates RPA has reverted to “a more traditional deployment and release cycle”; NAO now planning wider look at digital transformation in government
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DWP to create new Universal Credit tech lead role
By Neil Merrett
Recruitment underway for entirely new position to oversee technology scope of the new digital service gradually being trialed as part of government’s delayed welfare reforms
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Cunnington: GDS strategy expected to be out by Christmas
By David Bicknell
GDS leader says organisation is looking at a new business model for GOV.UK Verify; GDS will still be in the controls and standards business and will “listen more”; GDS production levels – and staffing – will remain about the same
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GDS leader Cunnington starts to frame GDS role
By David Bicknell
GDS plans to grow national presence with links to Welsh and Scottish governments
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NCSC commits to step up local authority cyber collaboration
Security organisation says it has only begun to “skim the surface” of the needs of councils to understand their concerns in addressing threats
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Cabinet Office responds to PAC criticism over shared service centres
Department insists it is working to address problems, setting up a cross-government delivery group and resetting business case to realise £500m savings
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PAC tells Whitehall to “act now” after criticising shared services project
By David Bicknell
Cabinet Office urged to make sure it has effective leadership and sufficient expertise in place by March 2017 as well as a “realistic and complete business case” which departments should explicitly sign up to
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DCMS appoints DG to oversee department’s digital and media policy
By David Bicknell
Matthew Gould to work closely with national technology advisor Liam Maxwell and special envoy to the US tech companies Antonia Romeo
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DOS2 set to go live in February 2017
By David Bicknell
Framework applications due to open on November 1 and close on December 6
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Questions re-emerge over Mike Stone’s future at MoD
By David Bicknell
CDIO is believed to be under contract until next year but questions remain over whether or not he will stay in his post; rumours that Stone resigned on Friday, with Ivan Hooper named as interim
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