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DWP rejects charity's Universal Credit pause calls
By Neil Merrett
Citizens Advice urges a halt on expansion of benefit reforms to address user ID concerns; DWP claims alternatives in place for minority unable to use GOV.UK Verify
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Iain Patterson joins UKCloud
By David Bicknell
Departure of former director of Common Technology Services within GDS was confirmed in May
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UK ranked fourth in new global civil service performance index
By Neil Merrett
Institute for Government findings praise Whitehall for its work on data availability, but urge improvements in areas such as risk management
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PRINCE2 exhibits a new tailored look
By David Bicknell
New 2017 version of project management methodology showcases its flexibility to meet the rightsized requirements of a digital world
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Defra issues end user environment tender as part of UnITy plans
Agreement anticipated to last for seven year period and valued between £70m and £180m is intended to cover broad number of functions such as security and communications
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DWP announces jobcentre mergers and council co-location plans
By Neil Merrett
PCS union claims almost one tenth of sites will be closed as department looks to curb estate spending due to increased online use of services such as Universal Credit
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Whitehall civil servants build traction over ‘One Team Government’ goal
By David Bicknell
Advocates such as Kit Collingwood-Richardson in DWP and James Reeve in DfE argue working across professions and departments as well as making policy and delivery the same thing can improve government efficiency
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ICO outlines international strategy as Brexit and GDPR challenges loom
By Neil Merrett
New plan devised to learn from global developments in data protection and technology in order to complement broader work on improving public confidence in sharing information
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AXELOS to reveal PRINCE2 project management best practice update
By David Bicknell
New version published as survey shows project failure rate at 31%, potentially costing UK businesses over £250bn in turnover
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Home Office begins belated search for Sarah Wilkinson’s successor
By David Bicknell
Final interviews of selection process expected in early Oct, suggesting new replacement chief digital, data and technology officer may not be in place until late autumn, or early 2018
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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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