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Socitm appoints Nadira Hussain as president

Socitm has announced its new president is Nadira Hussain, who runs the ‘One Oracle’ shared service for seven London councils.

(April 24, 2015)


How should the next government shape the future of the IT industry?

As the election approaches and political parties are outlining how they plan to enhance the digital economy, the IT industry is bracing itself for the future.

(April 24, 2015)


Local government needs structure to exploit data

NLGN report calls for creation of a digital programme, open data index and analytics hubs for local government.

(April 24, 2015)


Council agrees integrated care deal

Staffordshire County Council has approved plans to extend its partnership with a NHS Trust for three years to deliver integrated health and social care.

(April 24, 2015)


Ten key questions for Labour on healthcare and technology

Ed Miliband has promised that Labour will "rescue our NHS, invest in its future and join up services from home to hospital". But as Kable’s Andrena Logue explains, several core questions about Labour’s intentions need to be asked.

(April 24, 2015)


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Let’s deliver the real user need – safe not secure!

The latest update from David Mead on the alpha PSN Service Security Standards (PSSS)

(March 4, 2015)


RM1045 delay

On Friday 23rd January 2015, a notice was issued by The Crown Commercial Service (CCS), informing suppliers of an extension to the Network Services Framework…

(January 27, 2015)


Meaningful compliance – learning from PSN

It’s inappropriate to comment on the compliance changes to the PSN at present; they are in alpha and may be subject to change.

(January 22, 2015)


PSN or the Internet?

A question that’s often asked is why use the Public Services Network when the Internet is already there.

(December 12, 2014)


So, tell me, what is the point of brakes on a car?

I want to draw attention to cybercrime and the public sector’s increasing appetite to conduct more business and offer more services across the internet.

(October 13, 2014)

News Feed

RT @securebusiness: "Determine the need, data to satisfy the need and then the tech" @EddieACopeland @PSNGB #psnevolve

(March 31, 2015)

RT @EddieACopeland: Shortly presenting to @PSNGB members on why future of public services depends on better #datasharing. Builds on --> htt

(March 31, 2015)