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"I think the government's anti-CIO approach... [is something they] will deeply regret looking back, because IT is what can make government more efficient," Phil Parvett suggested.
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council commissions a new data centre to house servers, data, equipment and other necessary IT infrastructure to run the council’s digital services.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch announces its move to the gov.uk platform as part of the government’s reorganisation of departmental websites.
The new supplier will be upgrading the IT systems across the council to ensure staff and residents can take advantage of new technology and can access more digital, on-line services.
Cheshire East Council, health trusts and clinical commissioning groups across the county have teamed up to launch an innovative scheme to allow health and care professionals to share information.
The new NHS e-Referral Service will go online on 15th June, marking a major milestone towards achieving a paperless NHS by 2018, the Health and Social Care Information Centre has confirmed.
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The Cabinet Office appoints its first chief digital officer Conall Bullock, who will assume the combined responsibilities of chief information officer, chief technology officer and chief digital officer.
Socitm is one of the first organisations to implement Knowledge Hub’s new ‘Network’ facility, allowing it to set up and manage a Socitm-focused community on behalf of its 1,650 members.
Basware, the leading provider of e-invoicing and purchase-to-pay solutions, has acquired Procserve, the UK’s market leader for public sector e-procurement.
As part of their election campaign, the Liberal Democrats have pledged to introduce a bill of digital rights within the first six months of parliament if they are in power after the general election.
The definitive list of the 100 leaders and organisations pioneering digital transformation in the UK is now available to view at the brand new website for the 2015 Digital Leaders 100.
The e-census system will process data through a variety of government departments, including health and education, in order to give information on local populations, school catchments and voting regions.
On Monday 27th April, the Institute of Association Management (IofAM), is holding an event to discuss and explore issues concerning social networking and protection of organisations.
“There are huge opportunities both in terms of cost savings and improving services. But we need a coherent framework, one that’s ethical and empowers people, and works in practice,” Onwurah explained.