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The Ministry of Justice is recruiting people to join its team tasked with designed digital public services relaunched in open data drive

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Local public sector needs to ensure digital is embedded into planning, policy and process, says Hampshire Country Council digital leader

Warning issued over cost of NHS 24 IT delays

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Scotland's auditor general says revised business case for new IT system to support telehealth organisation expected in February 2015

Burnley seeks outsource partner for service delivery overhaul

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Ten-year £118m agreement will appoint single provider to oversee authority's back office functions, licence services and IT support

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Scottish government celebrates milestone in £410m Digital Scotland superfast broadband roll-out

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Restrictive security measures are out, a more flexible approach to PSN compliance is in, says government CTO Liam Maxwell

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