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GOV.UK accessibility survey reveals user concerns about search and pdfs
By David Bicknell
Blog reveals problems reading black text on white screens, usability issues with start now pages, ‘too complicated’ search results, and ’hard to use’ pdfs
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Technology Products 2 framework goes live
By Neil Merrett
A total of 68 suppliers have been included on the framework; over 50% are SMEs in line with wider technology procurement reform ambitions
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Police Federation shares watchdog digital system and skills fears
By Neil Merrett
Despite overall praise for police efficiency in new inspectorate findings, stakeholders back calls for “significant improvements” around digital skills and system interoperability
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ODI and Sport England launch open data drive to ‘get active’
By David Bicknell
Organisations want to help providers produce openly available data on what, where and when physical activity sessions are happening
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GDS starts to refill its senior ranks with new recruits
By David Bicknell
Former MoJ CIO Arif Harbott to advise on digital data and technology; Emily Ackroyd to become director of policy and engagement
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Chancellor sets out £1.9bn cyber security strategy update
By Neil Merrett
New strategy doubles funding to help build skills and new technologies to address cyber threats, while setting out state’s own attack and investigation capabilities
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Government urged to use Autumn Statement to make digital government push
By David Bicknell
IfG wants PM and Chancellor to get involved, while DWP’s Kit Collingwood-Richardson suggests funding to help break down departmental silos and bring together disparate teams
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GDS delays application process for Digital Outcomes 2 framework
By Neil Merrett
Suppliers interested in providing services through agreement are expected to have to wait at least a few more weeks to register in order to allow for a further review of contract terms
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Microsoft survey raises public sector digital literacy concerns
By Neil Merrett
Findings suggest just a third of public sector bodies surveyed have formal digital strategies to prepare for disruptive impact of new technologies; indicate experimentation with VR/AR
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Pixar exec to lead US government tech transformation group
By Neil Merrett
Rob Cook eyes effective industry relations and communication with government partners among key focuses for transforming public sector products and online functions
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IfG issues stern warning on Whitehall’s digital government efforts
By David Bicknell
Think-tank says “sustained attention” needed to take digital government to the next level is “not currently in evidence”, with ministers distracted by Brexit
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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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