Sam Trendall

3 Minutes
Business and industry News

One-off process for tech spend approvals officially retired with all departments now running pipelines

Process through which departments have long been able to request approval for spending on one-off tech initiatives has been formally withdrawn, with all organisations having finally adopted a long-term pipeline […]...
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3 Minutes
Communities, housing and planning News

Government prepares to intervene in Birmingham after botched Oracle rollout cost council £100m

Secretary of state has released proposals for DLUHC to send commissioners in with a remit to address major issues that led to local authority effectively declaring bankruptcy earlier this month […]...
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11 Minutes
Education and skills Features Highlights

Digital Leaders’ Download: National statistician Ian Diamond on how data can provide ‘answers we could only have dreamed about 20 years ago’

In the latest in our series of discussions with government’s foremost leaders, the ONS chief reveals plans to revamp migration and mobility statistics, and explore the limitless potential of AI […]...
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2 Minutes
Health and social care News Uncategorized

Breast cancer and diabetic eye screening to be first beneficiaries of NHS £70m digitisation scheme

Secondary care minister sheds light on funding and implementation plan to Digital Transformation of Screening programme, which aims to provide patients with a range of web and app booking options […]...
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4 Minutes
Business and industry News

Cyber Essentials: Updated government procurement policy advises ‘alternative controls’ are required to secure legacy tech

Update version of advice that has been in place for nine years also clarifies that supplier certification alone does not provide comprehensive protection, nor lessen the likelihood of an attack […]...
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5 Minutes
News Public order, justice and rights

Emergency Services Network: Home Office claims majority of technical groundwork ‘to start mass transition’ has been done

Department’s response to critical PAC report adds that forces may see a reduction in the cost of Airwave services, although there is little ‘scope for central support’ to boost funding […]...
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