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Data science programme nears latest application deadline
By Matteo Natalucci
Data Science Accelerator programme offers chance to experiment with different data science techniques and open source software
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MoD gets set to re-compete UK Software Facility contract
By David Bicknell
Procurement process for 8-12 year contract worth £100m-£250m including system analysis and assessment, software development and integration expected to start in October
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Govroam gains wider public sector traction to complement GDS’ GovWiFi scheme
By David Bicknell
Jisc-launched scheme which developed from existing eduroam network for higher education gets traction among local councils, the health and social care community, and disaster management services
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GDS’ head of cybersecurity Michael Brunton-Spall to move on
By David Bicknell
Brunton-Spall indicated that after over four years at the Government Digital Service, including now overseeing cybersecurity, he is leaving the organisation for pastures new
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GDS hunts deputy to help drive through portfolio of digital projects
By David Bicknell
£100K role intended to build confidence and buy-in from stakeholders, both within GDS and across government departments, evangelising and sharing best practice for delivery teams across GDS
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Lack of leadership and inadequate skills hold back public sector cloud adoption
By David Bicknell
Cloud Industry Forum and UKCloud report finds that although 82% of public sector organisations have deployed at least one cloud service, adoption is more shallow than deep
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EU to present an e-Library of public procurement good practices
By Matteo Natalucci
The e-Library will provide a set of good practices and solutions to common public procurement challenges
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NHS e-Referral Service kicks off in first two hospital trusts
By Matteo Natalucci
The new e-Service, launched by NHS Digital in April, allows patients to change or cancel their appointments through the portal
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Tackling youth unemployment – is it time to dig deeper?
There are challenges to overcome in keeping youth unemployment figures falling. Graham Kavanagh, chief product officer at Capita One, examines the issues and talks about how local authorities are tackling them
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Departments consider rethink of way teams and projects are funded
By David Bicknell
Blog by Environment Agency official discusses potential shift to more flexible funding, arguing that although the development model has changed to agile service design, the funding model hasn’t
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