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NHS England’s chief digital officer (CDO) jumping ship to join the private sector is the latest example of one of the key issues facing digital and technology projects across the public sector, ...
There’s been a lot of excitement over the new NHS Long Term Plan. The plan sets out how the NHS will spend the extra £20.5bn a year, gifted to the health service by prime minister Theresa May as a ...
Despite senior government and public sector officials often banging on about the importance of transparency and openness, in reality, it’s almost a cultural taboo for civil servants or anyone else ...
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Will Liam Maxwell’s departure be the straw that broke the camel’s back when it comes to government’s progress on digital?
The new DCMS secretary of state may not have much experience when it comes to digital, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't give him a chance. One thing's for sure though: Whether you want to call it ...
Yesterday, the government reluctantly agreed to share with the public a series of documents on the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) controversial Universal Credit programme. I say ...
The government is failing to get enough help from the private sector to make its next generation identity scheme work at full speed.
Universal Credit was doing fine and right on time as the Department for Work and Pensions began rolling out its IT system in April 2012, according to a project schedule released under Freedom of ...
Damage coalition cuts and bodge have done to Universal Credit was omitted from the National Audit Office assessment of the scheme in November.The full story emerged a week after the auditor ...
Iain Duncan Smith looked like a fall guy when he started work on Universal Credit. He humbled forward to take the stage for his grand social project, with a little shove from his superiors. He ...
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Computer Weekly can illustrate how a UK network connection forms part of a US weapons targeting system that has slaughtered civilians in attacks gone wrong.The illustrations add credibility to a ...
Devastating public sector job cuts will be put off until half-way through the next parliament after the Department of Work and Pensions obstructed the government's "digital" reform of its Universal ...
The Conservative Party has attempted to erased a 10-year backlog of speeches from the internet, including pledges for a new kind of transparent politics the prime minister and chancellor made when ...
As self-appointed guardian against government IT bodges, the Cabinet Office played a role in deciding Universal Credit could meet its over-ambitious aims. It was not only wrong. It also shares the ...
It was the core philosophy of the coalition government's ICT strategy: creative chaos. But instead of fixing government IT it has let it run rampant, according to the National Audit Office.The ...