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- 09 Mar 2018
- 20 Oct 2017
- - Datacentre Editor 09 Oct 2017
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 ...
Politics, rightly or wrongly, has an impact on government technology projects. It’s an inevitable part of having a democracy and political prowess can be used to drive transformation, but can it ...
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) appears to have a very different view of how the IR35 tax avoidance reforms are affecting the public sector compared to many of the IT contractors Computer Weekly ...
- 05 Apr 2017
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It’s been a long time coming, but it seems like the tide is finally changing among government departments. For years, critics have been complaining to no avail about the siloed nature of the civil ...
It’s been a long time coming, but the document we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The Government transformation strategy, billed as one which will, according to Cabinet Office minister Ben ...
The Digital Economy Bill’s data sharing code of practice aims to clarify what it means by data sharing and when it should be done, but full transparency is still lacking.
Times are changing at the Government Digital Service (GDS). Not only is the organisation moving out of its home in Holborn, its power is also shifting.Yesterday, GDS announced in a blog post that ...
Yesterday saw the departure of another senior figure at the Government Digital Service (GDS) as Gov.uk Verify director Janet Hughes announced she is leaving. The news, which came only weeks after ...
Exploring the challenges involved in large-scale IT projects in the public sector.
While central government is increasingly moving away from outsourcing deals with single suppliers with a clear view of creating agile services that respond to the changing needs of both government ...
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While the Government Digital Service's (GDS) annual Sprint conference showed that there is still great enthusiasm and drive for getting digital "right" across Whitehall, this year's event lacked a ...
The New Year has started off highlighting an old problem: Lack of central support for local government's digital transformation. Mostly filled with delegates from local councils, the room at the ...
Government identity experts want to tap NHS medical records to tell if people are entitled to get benefits and use public services.Warwickshire County Council has been in talks with NHS England and ...
Constantly on red alert since work began in 2012, the government's high-risk reform of the courts has come up against mistrust.
The British government has been trying to persuade companies to ditch their home-grown ID systems for one it helped design under an international collaboration driven from Silicon Valley and the ...