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Mike Bracken appointed first Whitehall chief data officer
By Neil Merrett
GDS executive director will take dual role leading work on national data standards and government information sharing strategy
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Ethical frameworks and APIs dominate open data discussion
By Neil Merrett
Labour's Chi Onwurah says ethical guidelines on data ownership will be vital to preventing another care.data controversy in the public sector
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Procserve chief executive to lead Ordnance Survey
By Neil Merrett
Nigel Clifford will take up new role as OS chief executive in June to lead its work on innovation and partnerships as a GovCO
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Expansion of FoI to cover outsourcing remains under “review”
By Neil Merrett
Minister of state for justice pledges to have all public service delivery contracts subject to FoI law; however no formal coalition agreement has been reached as yet
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NHS England to launch care.data standards testing within weeks
By Neil Merrett
Patient and information director Tim Kelsey confirms testing will soon commence to ensure project addresses concerns raised by national data guardian
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Ordnance Survey commits to open data address sharing
By Neil Merrett
UPRN details will be provided on royalty free basis to support public sector service innovation, while UK meets with other countries to share open data progress
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Digital government under scrutiny as General Election approaches
By David Bicknell
Future role of the Government Digital Service and driving digital inclusion are key issues in 'Question Time'-like debate
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Ordnance Survey shake-up backed for open data promise
By Neil Merrett
Data expert says operational change to a GovCo could ensure more flexible use of geospatial data, though full commitments are yet to be finalised
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Cities urged to bid for IBM Smarter Cities challenge
By David Bicknell
Cities offered chance to get advice on making use of their data to meet urban challenges
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UK tops second Open Data Barometer
By Neil Merrett
Rankings put UK at top of commitments for open dataset availability despite concerns over timeliness of some government spend information
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ICO favours existing structure for MoJ review
By Neil Merrett
Data regulator warns against dividing existing powers between different bodies, but backs change to parliamentary accountability
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Cabinet Office funds open address database
By Neil Merrett
Project aims to expand over next five years with aim of becoming a "single authoritative" open resource for the UK
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ICO chief defends FoI access
By Neil Merrett
Ensuring awareness of privacy risks is vital to promoting the benefits of public sector data sharing, says information commissioner
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MoJ review of public service FoI requests due soon
By Neil Merrett
MoJ yet to finalise timeline for a consultation on revising transparency obligations for private contractors delivering government services
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Cabinet Office to appoint Whitehall chief data officer
By Neil Merrett
Government confirms it is already working on appointment of data chief, though no timeline has been set presently
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