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Putting Croydon on the digital recruitment map
By David Bicknell
In the first of a two-part interview, Croydon Council chief information officer Matthew Wallbridge explains how the council did things differently in attracting top digital talent to South London
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Can technology really attract and retain staff?
Ian Hodson, head of reward at the University of Lincoln, discusses how the technology a company uses - and its availability - has become a symbolic aspect of an organisation’s culture
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Is the government’s Brexit culture eating the Transformation Strategy for breakfast?
By David Bicknell
The government’s strategy to harness digital technologies, skills and tools to transform public services was launched a year ago. But arguably it has been kicked into the long grass by a government consumed by Brexit
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Ofsted’s Electronic Evidence Gathering
In the latest of this week’s series of articles on how the public sector is tackling digital transformation, Deborah Pollard, EEG Product Owner at Ofsted explains how the organisation is implementing electronic evidence gathering as part of a wider transformational programme
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Jacky Wright sets out to create a cultural legacy at HMRC
By David Bicknell
Eight weeks into her CDIO role, Wright discusses delivering customs systems for Brexit, understanding the public sector, robotics, being a role model, and why she is “all about people”
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East Riding of Yorkshire – driving learner success with business intelligence
Jayne Wilcock, curriculum and data manager at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, explains how the authority is using business intelligence methods to monitor and improve the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment to improve the life chances of the local population
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The doctor will speak to you now: improving communications in healthcare
Paul Clarke, UK manager at 3CX and Dr Mitul Patel, a senior doctor in Leeds, discuss the communications challenge facing GPs’ surgeries
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Building a new vision for children and young people in Essex
Emma Toublic, head of education information and business systems at Essex County Council, explains how the authority is bringing the different jigsaw pieces of a child’s life together and talks about the difference it’s making
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Spreadsheets: the Achilles' heel of GDPR compliance efforts
Andrew Beverley, founder and managing director of Ctrl O, warns that corporate and public sector GDPR compliance plans could be derailed by spreadsheet over-reliance
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Tackling youth unemployment – is it time to dig deeper?
There are challenges to overcome in keeping youth unemployment figures falling. Graham Kavanagh, chief product officer at Capita One, examines the issues and talks about how local authorities are tackling them
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What is One Team Government?
Kit Collingwood–Richardson, who leads the data team at Universal Credit in the Department for Work and Pensions, outlines the growing thinking behind breaking down barriers to make government more effective
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The UK is failing to debate the role technology plays in our future
With the 2017 General Election days away, Peter Wells at the ODI considers what open data commitments are conspicuous in their absence from key party manifestos
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Nobody should have to die because we didn’t apply a security patch…
David Evans, director of policy and community for BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, says the impact of the cyber attacks reiterates a need for the creation of a recognised cadre of accountable professionals working in NHS IT and the wider public sector
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Data Science Campus sets off to make its mark on ONS
By David Bicknell
Campus managing director Tom Smith explains how the new organisation can help the UK catch up with other advanced economies in the exploitation of administrative data
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Bracing for a more mature public sector IoT environment
As IoT technologies move from high profile concepts to real world solutions, public sector bodies must decide where clear gains can be better demonstrated and realised, argues Innovate UK's Jonny Voon
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