A new agreement between the US and the UK will see both countries team up to improve digital public services, open up government data and expand schemes to teach young people digital skills. *|MC:SUBJECT|*
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January 26th, 2015
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A new agreement between the US and the UK will see both countries team up to improve digital public services, open up government data and expand schemes to teach young people digital skills.

UK and US working together to improve digital public services
 
New Services

Gov.uk has provided an update on its initial testing phase for its Verify service, which is being designed to provide an online identification service for all of the UK government’s digital services.

40% of testers currently unable to use Verify
 

Carmarthenshire Council is hoping to save around £44,000 a year with the introduction of a paperless programme, whereby all documents between councillors will be distributed electronically rather than in traditional hard-copy form.

Carmarthen council going paperless
 
New Product / Technology

PROACTIS, a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider, has named the City of Cardiff Council as winners of its Best Public Sector Procurement Project 2014 for the procurement of Home to School Passenger Transport services.

The City of Cardiff Council awarded best public sector procurement project
 

Sasha Deepwell Deputy Chief Executive of Wulvern Housing said: “Mobile technology at Wulvern is part of a much bigger picture as it’s a part of our social, financial and digital inclusion strategy which is designed to enable our customers to prosper.”

Wulvern Housing helps customers reduce arrears with 1st Touch
 
Research & Trends

The Government Digital Service has published its quarterly report for December 2014, giving an update on progress in the government’s digital plans and an outlook on expectations for the first quarter of 2015.

Government Digital Strategy: quarterly progress report
 
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