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Universal Credit new ‘reset’ system delayed by six more months

Universal Credit new ‘reset’ system delayed by six more months

The new digital system for Universal Credit is already six months delayed just 22 months after the DWP started developing it, according to a damning PAC report out this week. read more »

Welsh councils, police and NHS share data to identify vulnerable people

Five Welsh public bodies say they identified and supported more vulnerable citizens faster during a data sharing and matching trial. read more »

Ofcom gives go-ahead for white space broadband

Ofcom has given industry the nod to start using TV white space freed by the switch to digital broadcasting to improve broadband coverage. read more »

Civil service to recruit 50 cyber security apprentices

The civil service is offering 50 school leavers the chance to kick-start a career in cyber security in Whitehall. read more »

Free wi-fi on trains from 2017, government promises

The government has announced wi-fi will be available on trains from 2017- but the commitment will apply to just a fifth of operators. read more »

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Windows Server 2003 Migration: what you need to know

Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more

Google Nexus series

Google Nexus series

The latest news, features and slideshows about Google's Nexus series, including the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet.


Part 2 of your journey to virtualisation

Explore how you can improve your servers, storage and networks by developing your infrastructure.

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Windows 8

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In Depth

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

Three years on from his original speech attacking government IT for being wasteful, inflexible and bad for users, Chris Chant looks at what's changed - and what hasn't. read more »

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

The government has done a good job of clarifying details around the latest version of G-Cloud, G6, according to Ashfords lawyer Jenny Hotchin. Here, she gives suppliers advice on which digital services framework will be the best fit for their business. read more »

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

Stephen Kelly reflects on achievements, frustrations and hopes during his three and a half years leading digital transformation in Whitehall. read more »

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

What happened this year? We offer you the top stories, including Universal Credit and e-Borders write-offs, big ICT contract replacements, ‘Government as a Platform’ and controversial deals axed in local government, and some hints for what to expect in 2015 read more »

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

Shadow Cabinet Office minister Chi Onwurah believes that the government should have used the Autumn Statement to establish a digital strategy that drives change, rather than just a useful platform to make savings. read more »

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Universal Credit new ‘reset’ system delayed by six more months

MPs slam delays, secrecy and dub ‘twin track’ method for system development as ‘complicated and expensive’

Universal Credit: top 10 milestones over the last year

As the benefit reform scheme starts to expand nationally, we review progress so far

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

O2 offers government and charities £100 credit to buy new 4G tablets

The offer is part of O2’s ‘No.10’ 4G tariff, which is exclusive to government, charity and voluntary organisations.

#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

What has Francis Maude achieved for government IT?

We review the highs – and low – of Maude’s five-year tenure as Cabinet Office minister


Five ways government frameworks benefit SMEs

It's not just about the moneyread more »

The traffic stop: Rethinking technology and government innovation

Most innovations in government services will come from new ways of mixing current technologiesread more »

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