Category: General news

Give data sharing partnerships a chance – by Pamela Cook

I was drawn to an article today on, on the topic of ‘NAO: ‘Confusing’ data-sharing rules are a major barrier to health and care integration‘. The issues here are in common across many data sharing initiatives, such as safeguarding and the identification of our society’s most vulnerable citizens. However, what the article has not […]

Being part of the new Government Advisory Panel for SME lending – by Pamela Cook

The inaugural meeting of the new SME advisory Panel to Cabinet Office was a breath of fresh air and I am certain it will lead to significant change, challenge and positive outcomes for the £1 in every £3 spend going to an SME – both directly and indirectly. It was great to meet with the […]

Opening up digital opportunities for local authorities: #VerifyLocal pilot plans and learnings from Warwickshire

GOV.UK Verify went live in May 2016 as the new safer, simpler and faster way of accessing central government services online. The Government Digital Services (GDS) department has since been exploring how this initiative can be extended to local authorities and have announced the selection of two initial services to pilot: Older people’s concessionary travel Residents’ […]

Infoshare appoints new Non-Executive Chairman

The Infoshare Board welcomes a new member as Chris Savage is appointed as Non-Executive Chairman. Chris has spent much of his career with data, software and technology companies. He previously held Managing Director roles at both Callcredit Information Group and Experian – the two largest credit reference agencies in the UK. This appointment signals our […]


A business event, which will help connect Britain’s small businesses with useful public sector contracts, was announced on the November 9. The Government Exchange, to be held on December 8, will offer the smallest firms the chance to compete with existing Government suppliers for important projects that could be transformative for their long-term sustainability. Delegates […]

Accurate data saves the London Borough of Hackney money

The relationship between the people of Hackney and their local authority has been transformed by allowing people to interact with council as quickly, conveniently and easily as possible. IPSOS MoRI reports a massive leap in resident satisfaction towards services provided by the London Borough of Hackney (LBH) and a strong positive perception of how taxpayers […]

A single view of Cricket

Infoshare announces a new customer: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) selected Infoshare’s ClearCore Enterprise solution to form an integral part of their  infrastructure for identifying, matching and de-duplicating personal data.  Through better management of personal data across all interactions from playground to the Test arena, the ECB […]

DataIQNOW – did not disappoint!

DataIQNOW 14 had some great speakers, fantastic venue and food wasn’t too bad either…  an account of the day by Infoshare’s Richard Onslow. I was uplifted to hear that businesses are finally paying attention to the most fundamental key to success – the relationship with their customers. Paul Laughlin keynote on the Banks journey from […]

Data helps identify disease patterns

A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community’s risk of developing 14 medical conditions. Researchers at Imperial looked at 8,800 wards in England and Wales, each with a populace of 6,000 people.  They collected data from the Office for National Statistics and from cancer registries […]

Clearcore – not vulnerable to Heartbleed

ClearCore uses .NET and Java runtimes to provide SSL services and does not make use of OpenSSL for this purpose. Therefore we believe that we are not vulnerable to the Heartblead exploit. In addition, preliminary testing of a standard configuration of ClearCore on a dedicated server confirms this belief. Non-standard configuration, or additional components installed […]