All articles by David Bicknell

  1. Croydon CIO Matthew Wallbridge set to join Rainmaker in key delivery role

    Highly regarded Croydon Council head of ICT and chief information officer (CIO) Matthew Wallbridge is understood to be moving to…
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    18 Aug
  2. North London councils’ digital shared service to make governance change amid strategic alignment “challenges”

    Concerns over strategic alignment between three North London councils mean the Camden, Islington and Haringey shared IT and digital service…
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    16 Aug
  3. North Ayrshire makes wider Pure Storage move to aid digital transformation

    North Ayrshire Council (NAC) has upgraded its storage options with a move to Pure Storage as part of a digital…
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    13 Aug
  4. DCMS and AWS confirm Liam Maxwell departure to take up international ‘developing countries’ role at cloud services vendor

    The government and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have confirmed that National Technology Advisor Liam Maxwell is leaving his post to…
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    9 Aug
  5. UK gets strong representation in first world Top 100 digital influencers list

    A ranking by global policy platform Apolitical of the world’s 100 most influential people in digital government for 2018 has…
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    8 Aug
  6. Home Office makes progress towards new ESN product and service timeline

    The Home Office, which has seen its ambitious Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) struggle to meet deadlines, has taken…
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    8 Aug
  7. DIT wants help to create post Brexit digital tools to support processes around trade disputes

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) has issued a tender exploring the possibilities of digital tools and techniques to support…
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    7 Aug
  8. Brexit spurs DfT marine accident unit to replace EU agency systems access with home-grown database

    The Department for Transport’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) is looking to spend up to £350,000 building the alpha and…
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    3 Aug
  9. City of Vienna and EY make public blockchain move for Open Government Data

    The City of Vienna has taken a major step into using public blockchain, working with EY to validate and secure…
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    2 Aug
  10. Hampshire to invest £67m in care technology to support the vulnerable

    Hampshire County Council is set to invest up to £67m in care technology over the next ten years to support…
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    1 Aug