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Ordnance Survey appoints chief data officer
By Neil Merrett
Caroline Bellamy, who has previously overseen data and business intelligence strategy for Vodafone in England and Germany, will now take responsibility for overhauling information management at OS
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DCMS title rebrand puts 'Digital' front and centre
By Neil Merrett
The renamed Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is expected to retain existing structure and remit as new government continues to take shape
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Start-ups pinpointed for £20bn GovTech opportunity
By David Bicknell
Investment firm Public supported by names such as Bill Crothers and Mark Dearnley picks initial ten start-ups to help transform public services
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GDS confirms leak of data.gov.uk user information
By Neil Merrett
Whitehall says details of users registered with data site before June 21, 2015 may have been wrongly published; claims no evidence of misuse
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Former GDS chief Bracken leaving Co-op for fresh digital focus
By Neil Merrett
Bracken, who was succeeded by Stephen Foreshew-Cain and later Kevin Cunnington in leading Whitehall transformation, is looking to step up non-executive work including public sector support
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Caroline Nokes gets GDS responsibility within Cabinet Office
By David Bicknell
First Secretary of State Damian Green will retain oversight of Whitehall digital transformation developments
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US standards group NIST publishes new digital identity guidelines
By David Bicknell
SP Suite 800-63, put together with UK identity peers’ help, gives identity proofing ‘a major overhaul’ including breaking down level of assurance into its independent parts
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Weak passwords blamed as Parliament recovers from cyber attack
By David Bicknell
Around 1% of 9000 parliamentary network email accounts compromised through use of passwords “that did not conform to guidance issued”; investigations continue over potential data loss
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Former PAC chair Hillier raises emergency services comms concerns
By David Bicknell
MP questions Home Secretary over ESN timetable and asks what strategy is in place to ensure there is no gap in emergency services communication services between Airwave and ESN
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Home Office and GDS expected to deliver key digital residence project
By David Bicknell
Prime Minister promises new process to replace cumbersome 85 page residency form for EU nationals
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Janet Hughes: Civil Service must take collective responsibility for digital
By David Bicknell
Former Verify programme director insists digital government is not a “niche topic”; argues Brexit is an opportunity to open up, not retrench
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Queen’s Speech focuses on data, digital courts and Brexit laws
By Neil Merrett
As Theresa May faces running a minority government, her pre-brexit commitments include a digital charter and overhauling customs, trade and social care delivery
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IfG calls for digital government execution plan
By David Bicknell
Think tank also calls for swift resolution of Whitehall angst over the roles of GOV.UK Verify and Government Gateway
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ONS updates annual progress on digital Census data drive
By Neil Merrett
Acting head of organisation’s Admin Data Census programme notes impact of new Digital Economy Act on broadening Whitehall information it can pool together
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CCS eyes mobile voice and fire service IT aggregated procurements
By Neil Merrett
Mobile Voice and Data Services procurement is set to go ahead from September, with engagement underway to test customer interest in hardware for schools focus
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