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Cloud group says IT skills shortages are holding back digital transformation
By David Bicknell
Research report from Cloud Industry Forum and its public sector specialist interest group argue 40% of public sector organisations lack skills to adapt to digital transformation 
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Government to launch £20m public sector ‘GovTech’ fund
By David Bicknell
Dedicated ‘GovTech’ Catalyst team and fund being created to encourage tech firms to deliver innovative fixes to public sector challenges
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Government backs tech sector and launches innovation drive
By David Bicknell
PM and Chancellor host roundtable for tech luminaries, double visas for digital specialists, invest £21m to turn Tech City into Tech Nation and launch public sector ‘GovTech’ fund
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DWP seeks Head of Digital Workplace
By Matteo Natalucci
£110k role will be responsible for leading, transforming and delivering DWP’s digital workplace services
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AI review wants ‘data trusts’ to ensure data exchanges are ‘secure and mutually beneficial’
By David Bicknell
Recommendations include making Alan Turing Institute the national institute for AI and data science, and Institute and ICO developing framework to improve AI transparency
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ONS seeks help to develop UK’s first data science degree level apprenticeship
By Matteo Natalucci
Office for National Statistics is currently seeking views of data science community on its new apprenticeship program
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EU to award grants to analyse and exploit complex public datasets
By Matteo Natalucci
Up to €6m EU grants available to help public administrations and supplier partners address the scalable exploitation of massive amounts of public and open data
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OECD sets out to help public administrations go digital
By Matteo Natalucci
E-Leaders 2017 meeting in Lisbon discusses challenges and opportunities of public sector’s digital transformation
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Data science programme nears latest application deadline
By Matteo Natalucci
Data Science Accelerator programme offers chance to experiment with different data science techniques and open source software
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Lack of leadership and inadequate skills hold back public sector cloud adoption
By David Bicknell
Cloud Industry Forum and UKCloud report finds that although 82% of public sector organisations have deployed at least one cloud service, adoption is more shallow than deep
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Departments consider rethink of way teams and projects are funded
By David Bicknell
Blog by Environment Agency official discusses potential shift to more flexible funding, arguing that although the development model has changed to agile service design, the funding model hasn’t
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techUK: Greater digital skills and information sharing needed for transformation
By David Bicknell
Tech group’s Smarter Services report wants to see more willingness to experiment with new working practices, greater information sharing, and procurement frameworks streamlined
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Survey suggests two thirds of companies' CIOs are hiring staff to cope with GDPR
By David Bicknell
Analytics, regulatory knowledge and project management said to be skills in high demand - but employment effect on public sector organisations such as local councils and the NHS less clear
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Theo Blackwell named London’s first chief digital officer
By David Bicknell
Imaginative choice by Mayor Sadiq Khan takes Camden Council’s Cabinet member for finance, technology and growth into significant digital role for London
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Applications for Civil Service digital and data Fast Stream to open next month
By David Bicknell
Scheme which is aimed at graduates and existing civil servants keen to develop their digital, data and technology skills will open for applications on September 14
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