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Blue light

Scottish fire and police services pick Civica fleet systems
By David Bicknell
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland reach separate agreements in choosing Tranman software
Public Services > Blue light > News
East Midlands pioneers regional cyber threat response
By Neil Merrett
Regional cyber threat prevention scheme expanded beyond public sector to include data sharing with local businesses
Public Services > Blue light > News

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Central Government

Labour's Onwurah signals common digital platform thoughts
By David Bicknell
Forthcoming Digital Government Review results likely to reinforce Labour's call for common central and local digital architecture and platform
Public Services > Central government > News
Universal Credit to launch nationwide from 2015
By Neil Merrett
DWP unveils UK roll out strategy including testing for enhanced digital service; Shiplee steps down as leader to be replaced by Neil Couling
Public Services > Central government > News

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Local Government

Care Act creates "digital challenges" for local government CIOs
By David Bicknell
Call for local government digital to gain "more pace" - and provide a "disruptive approach" to the supply chain
Management > CIO > News
Labour's Onwurah signals common digital platform thoughts
By David Bicknell
Forthcoming Digital Government Review results likely to reinforce Labour's call for common central and local digital architecture and platform
Public Services > Central government > News

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Healthcare

Care Act creates "digital challenges" for local government CIOs
By David Bicknell
Call for local government digital to gain "more pace" - and provide a "disruptive approach" to the supply chain
Management > CIO > News
Public sector change may drive more rigorous assessment of cyber threats
By David Bicknell
Government Computing and CSC survey reveals how public sector managers are getting to grips with growing challenges posed by cyber threats
Public Services > Central government > News

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Police

The Met mulls “significant change” to its FoI policy
By Neil Merrett
Service considers centralising staff dealing with FoI responses into single unit as part of long-term response to “problem” of dealing with high number of requests
Public Services > Central government > News
Scottish fire and police services pick Civica fleet systems
By David Bicknell
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland reach separate agreements in choosing Tranman software
Public Services > Blue light > News

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Education

Newcastle University to extend public cloud offerings
By Neil Merrett
Tender launched for five year agreement to cater for “significant" requirement for cloud services supporting teaching and research
Infrastructure > Cloud > News
Public sector change may drive more rigorous assessment of cyber threats
By David Bicknell
Government Computing and CSC survey reveals how public sector managers are getting to grips with growing challenges posed by cyber threats
Public Services > Central government > News

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National Security

MOD engages with large and small on Operational Services programme
By David Bicknell
OpIS engagement day in October will offer SMEs opportunity to play part in creating an agile service that can exploit new and emerging technologies
Public Services > National security > News
MoD unveils cyber threat response fund
By Neil Merrett
Funding competition aims to develop automated systems to enhance MoD response to cyber threats against its systems
Public Services > National security > News

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Geographical Information

Labour's Onwurah signals common digital platform thoughts
By David Bicknell
Forthcoming Digital Government Review results likely to reinforce Labour's call for common central and local digital architecture and platform
Public Services > Central government > News
Digital Marketplace on schedule for launch this month
By Neil Merrett
Cabinet Office expects to launch "faster" and "simpler" procurement framework over the next 24 hours to meet planned September start for the Digital Marketplace
Public Services > Central government > News

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Justice

MoJ's civil claims digital exemplar goes live
By David Bicknell
Service is fifth to go live after electoral registration, renew a patent, student finance and lasting power of attorney
Public Services > Central government > News
ICO fines MoJ £180,000 over information handling faults
By David Bicknell
"Serious failings" include loss of back up hard drive containing prisoners' data and a failure to use encrypted devices
Public Services > Justice > News

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Transport

GOV.UK identity assurance service to enter public beta
By Neil Merrett
HMRC, DVLA and Defra continue to invite select group of users to test online identification service ahead of wider rollout across government
Public Services > Central government > News
DVLA defends vehicle tax processing delays for NI drivers
By David Bicknell
Swansea blames data migration issues for processing delays and insists 96% of vehicle records have been successfully transferred
Business > Efficiency > News






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