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MoJ staff to strike over shared services plans

MoJ staff to strike over shared services plans

Staff at the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) service centres in Bootle and Newport are due to go on strike over plans to outsource the department’s back office services to Shared Services Connected Limited (SSCL). read more »

Dutch spy agencies can receive NSA data, court rules

Dutch intelligence services can receive bulk data that might have been obtained by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) through mass data interception programs, even though collecting data that way is illegal for the Dutch services, the Hague District Court ruled Wednesday. read more »

Google rival slams EU Commission over antitrust settlement proposals

One of the complainants in an antitrust case against Google has slammed the European Commission for apparently adopting wholesale Google's proposal to settle the case, while giving complainants no fair chance to express their views on the settlement. Meanwhile, the Commission is considering revising the terms of the settlement, according to media reports. read more »

Vince Cable urges doubling of Technology Strategy Board funding

Business secretary Vince Cable has called for the government to double the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) funding from £500 million to £1 billion. read more »

West Midlands Police awards Accenture digital policing deal

West Midlands Police (WMP) has awarded Accenture a five-year, £25 million contract to help improve its use of technology and find efficiency savings. read more »

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Maude defends Cabinet Office IT policy

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has hit back at claims that Cabinet Office policy was responsible for recent IT problems at the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) and Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). read more »

Westminster View: We the users

Shadow Cabinet Office minister Chi Onwurah debates whether people should see themselves as users or customers of digital services, and explores what this distinction entails read more »

Westminster View: The secret data sharing gateway

Yesterday was the Queen’s Speech. Whilst the local and European elections show the depths of discontent with the direction of our country, which people increasingly feel does not work for them, the Queen’s Speech merely offered more of the same. read more »

Westminster View: Has the government got an online system for childcare or not?

Shadow minister for Digital Government Chi Onwurah is concerned that the government does not realise that building an online system for childcare will need more than just a new website hosted on Gov.uk read more »

Westminster View: The government must address the problems with care.data, not just delay

The delay of care.data is a good thing, but the government also needs to take action to restore confidence in the scheme. read more »

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Home Office wasted £347 million on immigration system

NAO warns that the department yet to address problems with legacy IT despite scrapping UK Border Agency

Maude defends Cabinet Office IT policy

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

Paper driving licence to be abolished in January 2015

Online records service set to launch later this year will replace paper counterpart

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


The end of ICT my friends

The OECD's survey of Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills put the UK 22nd out of 24 of the developed countriesread more »

Cloud ghost schools

A real, tech led revolution in education?read more »

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ComputerworldUK Poll

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