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EU-US Privacy Shield: another sticker plaster for data governance needs? By Neil Merrett
Despite US written commitments under new data sharing agreement, experts argue onus will remain on European public sector bodies to ensure security compliance... Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
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"No going back on FOI" says Westminster committee chair
By Neil Merrett
Cabinet Office minister says act has "brought to light many things" in the public interest, but will wait for commission recommendations before clarifying potential changes
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Whitehall project delivery - a question of ambition and transparency
By David Bicknell
There are arguably too many transformational projects in government. Tomorrow's Public Accounts Committee hearing will no doubt wring its hands - but will it provide any new solutions?
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No sunset in Theresa May's shadowy surveillance world
By Neil Merrett
Home secretary talks need for "technology neutral" language in investigatory powers bill, while rejecting information commissioner's calls for more clarity on powers
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Is the PAC a waterfall watchdog in an agile world?
By David Bicknell
Digital transformation will impact Whitehall over the next four years. Some of it may be painful. But those with oversight - including MPs who have never tackled it- need to change their approach, with less grandstanding, and more serious-minded reflection
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Sir Bob Kerslake to speak before Labour FoI review
By Neil Merrett
Former Civil Service head to give evidence before parallel review process as part of wider cross-party opposition to ongoing scrutiny - launched by the government - of the legislation
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Capacity and capability key watchwords for Whitehall digital success
By David Bicknell
Vendors and departments recognise that GDS has changed the conversation - but the NAO's warning on a lack of requisite digital skills is a timely one
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Cabinet Office still seeks chief data officer appointment
By Neil Merrett
A replacement for Mike Bracken is expected to be appointed as efforts continueto tackle issues in ensuring consistent quality and supply
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NAO report shows Whitehall's digital overhaul must deliver value
By David Bicknell
Reference in watchdog's report into the CAP programme shows imperative for GDS-led digital transformation to truly deliver 'value for money'
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Osborne delivers Spending Review and Autumn Statement
By David Bicknell
£1.8bn to be invested in public sector digital technology and transformation; GDS to receive £450m despite 25% Cabinet Office budget cut
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