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The Public Accounts Committee is concerned at the progress, particularly in terms of IT and claims that just 10% of the IT systems paid for will be used when the scheme goes live.
We headed to Westminster on Tuesday 24th February to attend the Digital Leaders annual lecture on ‘Digital Democracy’.
Researchers at the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre have achieved data connection speeds of up to one terabit per second, thousands of times faster than current 4G connections.
The companies feel that the latest initiative, which is designed to enable the public sector to engage with agile service providers to build digital services efficiently and cost effectively, is deeply flawed.
Social Enterprise UK and the Cabinet Office are collaborating to publish open data, so that the public have access to data on spending by local authorities and central government on social enterprises.
International service management software company TOPdesk has teamed up with Bramble Hub to join the UK Government Procurement Service G-Cloud Framework, in a move to extend its offerings within the public sector.
A smarter use of technology and ICT solutions to deliver council services more efficiently could save taxpayers in Nottinghamshire more than £8m by the end of the year.
To mark International Open Data Day, the government hosted the first Open Data Camp and released the latest set of open data.
Cloud technology has well and truly changed how organisations operate, and it is here to stay. Check out this infographic which makes some predictions about what cloud might get up to this year.
The government is launching a pilot scheme to test the submission of Crown Court bills online, which will be launched with a combination of large and small solicitor advocate firms and chambers.
Over half of the UK’s highest digital earners did not attend university, according to research by digital recruitment group, The Candidate.
A further 4,000 homes and businesses now have access to superfast broadband in the Greater Manchester area.
Joe Sansom, Transformation Programme Delivery Manager at Coventry City Council said: “We are delighted that the project is being recognised in this way as it has been a real success. Agresso ERP is integrated into 24 separate systems and is now core to all financial planning decisions made at the council."
Proversity, a pioneering new UK platform providing online training courses from employers, has responded to the Digital Skills report from the House of Lords Select Committee.
The deal covers service re-specification of selected services including re-provisioning of ICT to a fully cloud based service model, an ambitious Digital Transformation programme and a 5 year contract extension.