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NHS England targets late June start for PCS contract Organisation aims to finalise outsourced support services supplier contract by May Public Services > Central government > News
MOD calls on Deloitte's help for tri-service recruitment project Deloitte gains £3.2m contract to provide "external assistance" to progress underpinning IT system for RPP Public Services > Central government > News

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Superfast drives Dorset thinking as council ponders struggle to sign up PSN partners
By David Bicknell
Report suggests DPSN partners failed to invest enough time in supporting Kcom business development activity; schools currently connected to DPSN to consider alternative broadband deals
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Lot 4 dropped from ESN tender
By Neil Merrett
Home Office rules out fourth lot of Emergency Services Network replacement, with bidders on third lot expected to benefit
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Central Government

CCS addresses concerns over DSF2 sustainable day rates
By Neil Merrett
Submissions close for second Digital Services Framework with CCS retaining reverse auction for bidders
Public Services > Central government > News
GOV.UK Verify constrained by need for more datasets
By Neil Merrett
Cabinet Office says ID assurance tool not working "for everyone yet" as it extends trial for select users wishing to access HMRC self assessment service
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Local Government

CCS addresses concerns over DSF2 sustainable day rates
By Neil Merrett
Submissions close for second Digital Services Framework with CCS retaining reverse auction for bidders
Public Services > Central government > News
Data ethics and local GDS expected to dominate government digital agenda
By Neil Merrett
Panel including shadow Cabinet Office secretary and TechUK CEO have outlined the key ICT challenges they expect to face the next government
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Healthcare

ICO content with community healthcare data protection
By Neil Merrett
Data regulator says eight percent of data breach notices received since June 2013 concerning Health and social care in England relate to community providers
Public Services > Healthcare > News
NHS England targets late June start for PCS contract
By Neil Merrett
Organisation aims to finalise outsourced support services supplier contract by May
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Police

Met Police weighs up options to outsource corporate services
By David Bicknell
SSCL could gain first non-Whitehall customer if deputy major approves business case
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Government as a Platform and ID assurance get Govcamp focus
By David Bicknell
Digital government 'unconference' also debates topics such as open government, open data, 'beyond transformation' and government APIs
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Education

City & Guilds goes digital with UNIT4 ERP choice
By David Bicknell
Agresso ERP contract intended to underpin shared services for HR and projects
Applications > Business Applications > News
Schools set to benefit from Microsoft-Capita SIMS tie-up
By David Bicknell
Agreement will enable schools to access SIMS management information system using Azure Cloud platform
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National Security

MOD calls on Deloitte's help for tri-service recruitment project
By David Bicknell
Deloitte gains £3.2m contract to provide "external assistance" to progress underpinning IT system for RPP
Public Services > Central government > News
MoJ awards FITS application tower contract to CGI
By Neil Merrett
Contract to supply MoJ with technical support services, follows up MoD security vetting deal signed this week
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Geographical Information

Cities urged to bid for IBM Smarter Cities challenge
By David Bicknell
Cities offered chance to get advice on making use of their data to meet urban challenges
Infrastructure > Devices > News
Wales to update local government reform plans this month
By Neil Merrett
Updates to Welsh government's digital and shared service focus in response to Williams Commission to follow "in due course"
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Justice

MoJ awards FITS application tower contract to CGI
By Neil Merrett
Contract to supply MoJ with technical support services, follows up MoD security vetting deal signed this week
Public Services > Justice > News
Blackburn in talks with Capita over outsourcing future
By Neil Merrett
Further procurement, 'insourcing' and potential shared service deal with other councils under consideration ahead of agreement expiry
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Transport

Technology key to delivering "biggest upgrade to roads in a generation"
By David Bicknell
£15bn programme laid before Parliament guarantees 38 technological dependent Highways Agency projects under new legislation
Business > Transformation > News
UK 'smart city' public sector guidance published
By Neil Merrett
Two new documents developed with the UK Government aim to tackle key challenges in integrating data and municipal infrastructure to improve services
Public Services > Central government > News






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