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Microsoft survey raises public sector digital literacy concerns
By Neil Merrett
Findings suggest just a third of public sector bodies surveyed have formal digital strategies to prepare for disruptive impact of new technologies; indicate experimentation with VR/AR
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DCMS appoints DG to oversee department’s digital and media policy
By David Bicknell
Matthew Gould to work closely with national technology advisor Liam Maxwell and special envoy to the US tech companies Antonia Romeo
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Warning issued over how to solve UK’s big data skills gap
By David Bicknell
techUK argues against opting for a narrow approach to bridging gap and calls on government to work closely with industry to deliver big data’s potential
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Videogames inspire Newcastle’s citizen budget consultation
By Neil Merrett
Combining elements of video games with public engagement, the city council has launched a new budget simulation service that seeks citizen feedback on how it should balance spending
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Ian Watmore named as First Civil Service Commissioner
By David Bicknell
Former government chief operating officer will start new role on October 1
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Vulnerable witness pilots to be expanded under digital court reforms
By Neil Merrett
Individuals such as children will be examined in pre-recorded court sessions as part of wider £1bn transformation of legal system with view to improved access and efficiency for public and staff
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Aberdeen undertakes fibre network enhancement work
By Neil Merrett
Authority will work alongside Capita and CityFibre to overhaul how business and the public can access online services via the Scottish Wide Area Network
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Second DOS agreement applications to open in November
By Neil Merrett
Structure of Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 is expected to be largely unchanged by planned launch in February; planning for DOS3 expected to begin this year
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NHS Digital to expand CareCERT cyber security focus
By Neil Merrett
Organisation aims to offer e-learning portal and assurance services to better assist health and social care organisations with improving resilience to potential system attacks
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Hunt commits £10m to NHS digital skills and services revamp
By Neil Merrett
Department of Health to establish 12 exemplar trusts to pioneer digital technology and skills best practice, while announcing new or revamped online services for patients
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Companies House and HSE launch digital leadership hunts
By Neil Merrett
Both organisations are in the process of seeking senior leaders to support longer-term approaches to transform transactional services and cross department working
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Blockchain could consign Whitehall bureaucracy to scrapheap, argues think-tank
By Neil Merrett
GDS insiders and the Open Data Institute meanwhile continue to urge caution over what potential, if any, distributed ledgers may have in rebuilding certain government services
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Apprenticeship levy system relies on mix of digital development and SFA legacy estate
By David Bicknell
Digital Apprenticeship Service relies on integration programme with 60% of solution already existing within SFA
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GDS eyes need for further API and cloud guidance
By Neil Merrett
Whitehall publishes new Technology Code of Practice that will underpin assessment of department transformation plans; identifies key aims for future revisions
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SFA “on track” to deliver IT system behind apprenticeship levy
By David Bicknell
Digital Apprenticeship Service is due to support levy when it comes into effect in Spring 2017
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