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Ark Data Centres Partners With Interoute For UK Government Project
Data centre design firm Ark Data Centres has revealed it has teamed up with infrastructure operator Interoute for its project with the UK government.
Cabinet Completes Trials Of New Technology
The Cabinet Office has completed trials of new technology including lightweight laptops and tablets, Google Apps, Evernote, Libre Office and new printers.
Cabinet Minister Claims Cyber Security Is Economic Opportunity
Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has claimed that not only is cyber security necessary, it is an essential feature and opportunity for the UK’s economic future.
Cabinet Office Minister Stresses Importance Of Digital Technology In Government
Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has claimed that digital technology is a “crucial” tool for reforming government services.
Cabinet Office Moves Forward With Tech Transformation
The Cabinet Office has announced that it is taking extra steps towards “drastically” improving the state of IT in government Departments.
Cabinet Office Outlines Progress Plan For GOV.UK Verify
The Cabinet Office has explained how it intends to continue moving forward with its identity assurance scheme, recently named GOV.UK Verify.
Cabinet Office Replacing PHRF Systems
The Cabinet Office has revealed it is seeking a replacement for the current Payroll, Human Resources and Finance Services (PHRF) used by the UK public sector.
Cabinet Office Seeks CDO And “Digital” Talent
The Cabinet Office is seeking a new chief digital officer (CDO), among other “digital and technology talent.”
Cabinet Office Seeks Partner For Datacentre
The Cabinet Office and the Government Digital Service (GDS) are on the hunt for a private sector partner to take a stake in a new data hosting company.
CCS Planning £2.7bn Framework Replacement
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has revealed it seeking a replacement for the Contingent Labour One Framework for the provision of temporary workers.
Civica Snaps Up Ed Welsh For Pubsec Team
Former executive director of transformation at UK Cabinet Office to support public sector digital specialist’s growing position in central government, says his new employer.
Controversial Government Data Sharing Plans Revealed
UK citizens’ information, including financial history, qualifications and property of wealth could be shared across central government without their consent.
Councils “Ignoring” G-Cloud And “Wasting Money”
Local government is potentially “wasting millions” on IT services, as new research reveals that councils across the UK are “ignoring” the G-Cloud framework.
Deputy Government CTO Appointed
The UK government has appointed Magnus Falk as deputy CTO to support CTO Liam Maxwell.
Digidentity Joins List Of Approved Identity Assurance Suppliers
A second certified company, or “identity provider”, has joined the UK’s identity assurance programme, known as GOV.UK Verify.
Digital Marketplace Officially Opened By Francis Maude
The new Digital Marketplace, an amalgamation of government procurement frameworks including Digital Services and G-Cloud, is now open for business.
Digital Transformation Contributes To £14.3bn Government Savings
The Cabinet Office has claimed that over £200m has been saved by improving the government’s digital services from 2013-2014.
G-Cloud Providers Call For Immediate Removal Of Co-Location Services
The services, which are banned under the G-Cloud 5 rules, are still lingering in the CloudStore and providers have asked that they all be removed immediately.
GDS Introduces Common Technology Services Team
The Government Digital Service (GDS) has introduced a Common Technology Services (CTS) team to help government Departments make better use of technology.
GDS Lead Becomes First Ever Government CDO
The government has appointed its first ever chief data officer (CDO), Mike Bracken, who is also executive director of digital for the Cabinet Office and heads the Government Digital Service (GDS).

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