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NHS completes open source Spine rebuild
By Neil Merrett
HSCIC claims "technological backbone" of key health systems has been entirely rebuilt around Open Source principles in a wider strategy to move service management in-house
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News in Brief - February 9
By Neil Merrett
HP awarded Scottish Government desktop client devices framework deal, Treasury-convened group backs open banking standards and a remove service function is added to G-Cloud for suppliers
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Oracle expands UK data centre cloud offerings
By David Bicknell
Government welcomes announcement of investment at company's UK site as part of plans to offer Platform-as-a-Service functions to build on public sector interest in Cloud First approach
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MoJ considers cross-government expansion of code share work
By Neil Merrett
Department has held discussions with other Whitehall bodies to improve sharing of tools, code and APIs between digital teams
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Carrenza to provide production hosting for GOV.UK
By David Bicknell
Move follows earlier contract for 'staging' and 'preview" operations of GOV.UK
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London boroughs back common standards-led data approach
By Neil Merrett
Kingston and Sutton ICT lead favours more regional, decentralised approach to data sharing, but sees value of certain national initiatives for purposes like ID assurance
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Highways England mulls GIS expansion potential
By Neil Merrett
Organisation’s use of mapping tools to inform ongoing provision of cycling schemes viewed as key exemplar to encourage further take up of the technology
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Liberal Democrats propose Digital Rights Bill
By Neil Merrett
13 step plan aims to reforms data protection and online privacy through stronger regulator and encryption technologies
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Labour wants to bring council websites within GOV.UK platform
By Neil Merrett
Party sets out digital and IT plans including commitments to "ethical data", disaggregated IT contracts and common platforms for local government transformation
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Budget 2015: local government reform among key digital aims
By Neil Merrett
Treasury, DCLG and GDS expected to assist local authorities with developing more efficient digital tools; online tax management innovation is also planned
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Warwickshire eyes April target for ID framework
By Neil Merrett
Council expects the first of three frameworks required to support ID assurance rollout across local government to be finished next month
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University of London colleges join MOOCs partnership
By Neil Merrett
Goldsmiths University in early stages of planning online course provision, as industry body expects MOOCs to retain a “complementary” role in higher education
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DVLA pursues cross-department code sharing
By Neil Merrett
Agency among growing number of departments sharing open source code using Github; experts call for greater outreach with developer community
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Companies House prepares for open data beta switch
By Neil Merrett
Agency aims to rollout consolidated database as live service in 2015 to create world's first national open register of business information
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Socitm responds to Labour digital plan
By Neil Merrett
Findings praised for placing high importance on local authority role in digital innovation, while concerns raised over possible GDS remit under plan
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