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Wales finalises BT’s PSN deal
By Neil Merrett
Seven year PBSA agreement will continue to connect public sector service providers across Wales as BT pledges to push ahead with evolution of network
Public Services > Blue light > 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
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Central Government

CCS releases tender documents for Network Services PSN framework
By David Bicknell
Application deadline for inclusion on more SME-friendly framework will be 4th December
Public Services > Central government > News
Two year old GOV.UK website attracts 1bn visitors
By Neil Merrett
On GOV.UK's second birthday, the Cabinet Office has detailed the site's key user trends
Public Services > Central government > News

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Local Government

CCS releases tender documents for Network Services PSN framework
By David Bicknell
Application deadline for inclusion on more SME-friendly framework will be 4th December
Public Services > Central government > News
Liverpool expects £30m savings from LDL 'insourcing'
By Neil Merrett
Council anticipates back office savings reductions from ending BT joint venture from October 31 under mutual agreement
Business > Efficiency > News

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Healthcare

CCS releases tender documents for Network Services PSN framework
By David Bicknell
Application deadline for inclusion on more SME-friendly framework will be 4th December
Public Services > Central government > News
NHS Spine suffers service disruptions
By Neil Merrett
HSCIC continues to work with suppliers to address smartcard authentication difficulties that have limited access to service for some users
Infrastructure > Hardware > News

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Police

CCS releases tender documents for Network Services PSN framework
By David Bicknell
Application deadline for inclusion on more SME-friendly framework will be 4th December
Public Services > Central government > News
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

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Education

Kable report argues for rethink of security spending priorities
By David Bicknell
Report suggests that all networks should be assumed to be compromised and what matters most is forensic intelligence and ability to react to breaches
Public Services > Central government > News
Wales finalises BT’s PSN deal
By Neil Merrett
Seven year PBSA agreement will continue to connect public sector service providers across Wales as BT pledges to push ahead with evolution of network
Public Services > Blue light > 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

Wales finalises BT’s PSN deal
By Neil Merrett
Seven year PBSA agreement will continue to connect public sector service providers across Wales as BT pledges to push ahead with evolution of network
Public Services > Blue light > News
Welsh GovCamp mirrors Williams Commission concerns
By Neil Merrett
Digital capabilities, community crowd sourcing and improved open policy making highlighted as key developments for overhauling public sector delivery in Wales
Management > CIO > 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

TfL to launch tender for SIAM procurement
By David Bicknell
Service integration and management contract set to be worth around £75m over five years with separate service towers contests to follow
Management > CIO > News
Cabinet Office anticipates gradual GOV.UK Verify rollout
By Neil Merrett
Verification tool initially expected to be offered for one or two select digital exemplars, with wider central government and potential local authority adoption later
Public Services > Central government > News






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