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Education has its head in the cloud
By Robert Stoneman
Robert Stoneman explains why attitudes are changing in education to the use of cloud computing. But, he suggests, more can still be done by both buyers and suppliers to drive adoption
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The Carillion carousel
By Jessica Figueras
Remember the government IT strategy driven by GDS in its pomp? Disaggregation, SMEs, a more intelligent customer, more work in-house. In the wake of Carillion, could a similar sea change affect other public sector contracting markets?
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Shared services is dead, long live shared services
By Rob Anderson
The new shared services strategy will reportedly require "a substantive negotiation with SSCL and building of internal capability". In a civil service distracted by Brexit, that may take some doing
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Hancock's half hour
By Jessica Figueras
It wasn’t an easy ministerial reshuffle for Theresa May. But, as Jessica Figueras explains, it did offer some clues as to where the government’s priorities lie – and who will be implementing them
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Tax hikes gives Holyrood £164m public services windfall
Funding increase will give the SNP extra funds to support Health Services, including an extra £550m to support social care. The story is 'as you were' for IT suppliers with Scotland's digital strategy still setting the agenda for how the Scottish Government approaches transformation
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GDS: Now we are Five
By Rob Anderson
The fifth birthday of GOV.UK recently showed GDS to be in an upbeat mood. The departure of several senior figures has certainly led to a more softly-softly approach in the way the centre seeks to work with the key parts of government
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It’s All STEM Ahead for New All-Digital University
By Robert Stoneman
One of Higher Education’s most exciting projects, NMiTE, will establish the UK’s first ‘greenfield’ university for three decades. And it has ambitious ICT plans to support its digital vision
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Brexit leak stokes fears UK Higher Education could lose its 'premier destination' status
By Robert Stoneman
Universities are bracing themselves for stormy waters ahead as the first hints of a post-Brexit education policy start to emerge
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GDS: last week's waning star, next week's star attraction
While the Conservative manifesto makes no mention of GDS; a strengthened Tory administration appears to commit to a re-booted organisation to drive Whitehall's digital transformation
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Digital transformation in government: Reasons to be cheerful, one, two three..
When it comes to public sector digital transformation, there are reasons for optimism, despite the enormous economic and structural challenges faced, argues Gary Barnett, GlobalData's head of enterprise advisory
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The NHS gets connected
A key message from this year's UK e-Health Week event was the need for a focus on pushing forward with planning for whole health care economies rather than fragmented, separate organisations
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The joy of democracy
Public sector digital innovation may fall down the priorities of a Whitehall preoccupied with Brexit, with the digital pace being set instead by local government and healthcare bodies
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Time to drop the digital and focus on the transformation
When will public sector digital leaders break out of their digital echo chamber, asks GlobalData's head of enterprise advisory Gary Barnett
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Scotland's second strategy sets its sights on smart skills
Hot on the heels of the UK Government Transformation Strategy, Scotland has set out its own technology ambitions to tackle a digital skills gap and open up non-personal data
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Government Digital Strategy: a diminutive development
Whitehall's long awaited digital plan tells us little we didn't already know and should be treated therefore, not as a news source, but as evidence of what's being kept or killed by May's new regime
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