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#Unacceptable2: a speech on government IT by G-Cloud pioneer Chris Chant

A review of where government has made progress – and where it still lags behind read more »

Demystifying the government's Digital Marketplace - which Digital Services framework should suppliers be applying to?

There is a big opportunity not to be missed for suppliers to provide public sector bodies with more competitively priced cloud services read more »

Government COO Stephen Kelly: ‘There are some days I’ve left here and banged my head against the wall’

But departing COO says he believes there is a digital ‘revolution’ going on in government read more »

ComputerworldUK 2014 round-up: Top 10 stories in the world of government

Universal Credit waste, the expiry of big ICT deals, PSN, Care.data, new digital services & G-Cloud all featured in the headlines read more »

Is Google coming back to the open community on document formats?

OpenDocument Format Plugfest event highlights how government pressure is driving open standards adoption read more »

Westminster View: The Autumn Statement is a missed opportunity for Digital Government

The government's digital ideas seem to echo those from Labour's recently published review of digital government read more »

Electronic patient records systems not 'good enough', says NHS CIO

David Walliker is focusing on digitising the trust using an open source electronic document management system instead read more »

G-Cloud 6 - tips from a tech lawyer

Technology lawyer Jenny Hotchin provides some tips to suppliers to help them get a place on the government's latest cloud marketplace read more »

Westminster View: What sex work and e-reading teach us about federated architecture

How a start-up illustrated the benefits of having a thoughtful approach to architecture read more »

Nottingham University Hospitals CIO plans for paperless records

Andrew Fearn on culling systems, creating ‘a single view of the patient’ and moving to video consultations read more »

HS2 CIO James Findlay sings praises of SME suppliers

Says they bring innovation and flexibility around customer needs and can cope with rapid change read more »

Westminster View: Chaos in the Departments for Data

Shadow Cabinet Office minister believes that the government needs to take ownership of its contradictory data policies read more »

Government frameworks are failing SMEs

Over 50 percent of suppliers on government frameworks are SMEs but they gain just 10.5 percent of direct government spending read more »

How do we get girls into IT?

'If people don’t know what the options are across the board, no sector has got a hope in hell' read more »

Met Office IT director: We’ve become a little bit trendy

An insight into one of the biggest big data organisations in the UK read more »

Maude defends Cabinet Office IT policy

Cabinet Office minister said problems with IT transition at BIS and DECC were down to poor procurement read more »

Westminster View: We the users

In designing digital services for citizens, Chi Onwurah worries that the government has forgotten that they are to be used by people read more »

UK banks told to pen-test security against real-world threats

Government pushes new CBEST framework read more »

Government's Cyber Essentials scheme plots SME security overhaul. But will it work?

SMEs face a new era of mandatory security certification read more »

Westminster View: The secret data sharing gateway

Government's approach to data sharing is a chaotic and tangled mess read more »


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