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IPA: Whitehall major projects show “slow and steady” delivery improvement
By Neil Merrett
Watchdog says there is an overall improvement in delivering £455bn major projects portfolio, despite progress of some key ICT programmes still viewed as being critical
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HMRC details post-Aspire contract benefits - and hunts top tech talent
By David Bicknell
Tax authority highlights use of APIs and cloud and says it has virtualised more than 60% of its IT estate in the last 18 months
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ICO annual report highlights funding and staff challenges
By Neil Merrett
Having completed her first full year in the information commissioner role, Elizabeth Denham has set out key upcoming challenges as a result of GDPR introduction next May
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Government to invest £21m in beefing up NHS data and cyber security
By David Bicknell
Response to WannaCry attacks and National Data Guardian’s review includes £21m capital fund for major trauma centres and NHS contract change requiring organisations to adopt data security standards including contingency plans to respond to data security threats
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GDS backs pilot to test digital identity for banking across borders
By David Bicknell
Government Digital Service part of consortium that also includes HSBC, Barclays, Orange, OT-Morpho and the Open Identity Exchange
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Socitm expresses usability concerns over council website updates
By Neil Merrett
Better Connected study looking at websites overhauled during 2016/17 found over half were not passing tests for mobile usability and navigation
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PRINCE2 exhibits a new tailored look
By David Bicknell
New 2017 version of project management methodology showcases its flexibility to meet the rightsized requirements of a digital world
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DWP announces jobcentre mergers and council co-location plans
By Neil Merrett
PCS union claims almost one tenth of sites will be closed as department looks to curb estate spending due to increased online use of services such as Universal Credit
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Whitehall civil servants build traction over ‘One Team Government’ goal
By David Bicknell
Advocates such as Kit Collingwood-Richardson in DWP and James Reeve in DfE argue working across professions and departments as well as making policy and delivery the same thing can improve government efficiency
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AXELOS to reveal PRINCE2 project management best practice update
By David Bicknell
New version published as survey shows project failure rate at 31%, potentially costing UK businesses over £250bn in turnover
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BCS partnership targets NHS cyber security shortcomings
By Neil Merrett
Roadmap document outlines three year plan to introduce accredited IT professionals across entirety of the NHS to understand and adapt to threats and potential gaps in system security
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NHS Digital outlines key elements of 2017/18 programme
By David Bicknell
Organisation plans to work on 15 technology projects with local authorities, and will work to assess digital maturity of care homes in order to beef up their information governance
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Agilisys report finds digital skills challenge at heart of public service transformation
By Neil Merrett
New findings suggest that growing push towards digital delivery of public services is being hampered by skill shortages both in-house and among the broader public
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Data commissioner calls for government action on police data handling laws
By Neil Merrett
Elizabeth Denham says that as GDPR comes into effect, the lack of legislative certainty on the justice-focused Law Enforcement Directive creates significant technology issues for forces to address
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Digital forensic standards revamp on track despite industry cost fears
By Neil Merrett
Forensic Science Regulator says survey concerns of practitioners have been considered as part of wider work on developing new best practice to prevent avoidable quality failures
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