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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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Queen’s Birthday Honours for IT and digital specialists
By David Bicknell
Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley becomes Companion of Honour; permanent secretaries at The Treasury and Department of Health gain KCB awards
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Nokes joins Cabinet Office ministerial team
By David Bicknell
Romsey and Southampton North MP joins Cabinet Office line-up led by minister Damian Green. But who will have responsibility for digital government isn’t yet clear
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Damian Green takes Cabinet Office Minister role
By Neil Merrett
Election losses force Theresa May to put in new minister to oversee GDS; most key departments retain existing leadership, such as health and defence; Hancock back at DCMS
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Home Office chooses Computacenter for end user computing contract
By David Bicknell
£24.5m deal running until May 2020 covers overall management and level-2 support of disaggregated Home Office supplier ecosystem
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Cabinet Office needs new leadership as May forms minority government
By Neil Merrett
Ben Gummer, previously responsible for driving digital transformation in Whitehall, loses his seat in bruising night for the Conservatives. Where now for GDS?
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