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Ordnance Survey appoints chief data officer
By Neil Merrett
Caroline Bellamy, who has previously overseen data and business intelligence strategy for Vodafone in England and Germany, will now take responsibility for overhauling information management at OS
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GDS confirms leak of data.gov.uk user information
By Neil Merrett
Whitehall says details of users registered with data site before June 21, 2015 may have been wrongly published; claims no evidence of misuse
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Vendors partner up as clock ticks louder towards GDPR debut
By David Bicknell
With GDPR now just a year away, and NHS cyber-attacks fresh in the memory, suppliers of management consultancy, archiving and testing services are keen to highlight their expertise
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Cisco: three quarters of IoT projects are failing
By David Bicknell
Vendor’s survey claims 60% of IoT initiatives stall at the proof of concept stage while only 26% of companies have had an IoT initiative they considered to be a complete success
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ICO to investigate data analytics use in UK elections
By Neil Merrett
Initially focused on last year’s EU referendum with a view to wider campaigning, the UK’s data regulator will consider the legality of how personal data is being used for electioneering
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UK set to slip to third place in global open data rankings
By David Bicknell
Draft results, which won’t be finalised until mid-June, see the UK currently take third place jointly with France behind Australia and Taiwan, having topping the rankings in 2013 and 2014
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ODI outlines devolution and General Election data hopes
By Neil Merrett
With London set to appoint its first digital chief and a General Election looming, the institute outlines how parties could better prepare for upcoming challenges from data use
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Sadiq Khan launches hunt for London's first chief digital officer
By Neil Merrett
Applications open until May 23 for new role that will lead collaboration between city and local authorities built on common standards and smart technology
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ODI hunts for technology head
By David Bicknell
Shoreditch based role carrying £70K salary will be responsible for leading technical R&D work and will report to ODI chief exec Jeni Tennison
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Report plays up digital transformation devolution potential
Commitments to establish combined authorities across UK with greater powers should encourage a new approach on technology leadership and data, techUK argues
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GDS thinks about ‘legacy systems’ in Technology Code of Practice update
By David Bicknell
Digital service to refresh guidelines for best way government organisations design, build and buy technology; new guidance will support main legacy challenges teams face
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TfL commits to gear up cycle network open data
Cycle Superhighway and Quietways network information to be provided to developers to encourage further development of apps and website to encourage cycling take up
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Government organisations register now in alpha, says GDS
By David Bicknell
Register hopes to provide greater clarity on generation of a number of lists of public sector organisations and looks for feedback on its shape and scope
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Manzoni leads UK chief data officer hunt in wider reform drive
By Neil Merrett
GDS head Kevin Cunnington says ongoing recruitment reflects ubiquity of data across whole of government; Manzoni forms new board to accelerate Whitehall transformation aims
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ONS opens new Data Science Campus
By David Bicknell
Office for National Statistics operation created in wake of Bean Review to beef up existing statistics-gathering by harnessing new data sources and technologies
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