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G-Cloud spend figures now two months out of date The Cabinet Office says there has been no change to the reporting policy for sales made through the Digital Marketplace; no updates have been posted since May 6 Public Services > Central government > News
CIPFA: commercial focus vital to council service innovation A new report details opportunities to improve authority incomes by profiting from functions including back office expertise sharing; skill base and public perceptions among key challenges Services > BPO > News

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CIO

Buckinghamshire looks to appoint digital and ICT director
By David Bicknell
Role, carrying ‘six figure salary’, will involve “working proactively to champion and lead digital change across all council departments”
Management > CIO > News
Malcolm Harrison appointed CCS CEO on permanent basis
By Neil Merrett
Former interim chief executive to continue work around public sector procurement reform ahead of publication of NAO value review, anticipated to be released this side of Christmas
Public Services > Central government > News

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Green IT

Kable report sheds light on GDS's role and future
By David Bicknell
Newly published report discusses rise of the Government Digital Service, its role in Whitehall and offers scenarios for its future
Public Services > Central government > News
NHS SBS partners with Tradeshift for e-invoicing push
By Neil Merrett
Joint venture's partnership to address 'limited take up of e-invoicing in NHS'
Business > Efficiency > News

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Skills

Ian Watmore named as First Civil Service Commissioner
By David Bicknell
Former government chief operating officer will start new role on October 1
Public Services > Central government > News
Vulnerable witness pilots to be expanded under digital court reforms
By Neil Merrett
Individuals such as children will be examined in pre-recorded court sessions as part of wider £1bn transformation of legal system with view to improved access and efficiency for public and staff
Public Services > Justice > News

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Security

ICO commits to privacy crackdown on IoT devices
By Neil Merrett
UK data regulator committed to ensuring potential benefits of technologies like smart meters will not compromise privacy regulations on back of global study of 300 devices
Public Services > Central government > News
Tech start-ups urged to work with Wayra and GCHQ to beef up cyber response
By David Bicknell
Wayra will run new cyber accelerator programme to help start-ups develop new wave of security systems capable of foiling attacks
Public Services > Central government > News

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Open Data

Statistics Canada’s chief quits over agency’s ageing IT systems
By David Bicknell
Chief statistician Wayne Smith was concerned that just when Statistics Canada needed to be agile in a big data world, it was being hampered by government IT
Public Services > Central government > News
Camden’s Theo Blackwell wants devolution to be ‘smart’ and ‘digital’
By David Bicknell
Council’s Cabinet member warns of “missed opportunity” for reform but notes all of devolution deals signed off so far mention data-sharing, “a crucial component of joined-up services”
Infrastructure > Cloud > News

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Identity

For cyber security engineers, working for Whitehall fails coolness test
By David Bicknell
MoJ blog argues the best cyber security specialists should be incentivised and encouraged to shape departmental security practices “along the lines they feel comfortable”
Management > Identity > News
GDS lays down law on council Verify adoption criteria
By Neil Merrett
Authorities that meet specific criteria invited to receive GDS technical assistance and guidance, as well as financial support for private beta services using Whitehall ID platform
Public Services > Central government > News







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