I attended TechUK’s Digital Ethics Summit this week and there were some amazing talks and discussion points. There were themes that emerged during the day that I believe will become hot topics over the next 12 months. Here I take a dive into three key takeaways.
Richard Onslow provides a commentary on GDPR compliance following his attendance at the GDPR panel discussion at BigDataLDN.
The Electoral Commission has publicly advocated the importance of data sharing amongst government departments by calling on ministers to address the 9.4 million people losing their vote due to incorrect contact details. People have a variety of touch points throughout their lives with government services; from applying for national insurance cards; to registering with their […]
The Minerva framework agreement is estimated to be worth £30m and it is designed to support of 23 Police forces using their ‘NicheRMS’ primary records management system. The objective is for each NicheRMS force to get support and access to the best technology available, via this framework. Police ICT issued a tender for Minerva Consultancy […]
DataIQ is a membership based business with a mission of advancing the profession of data and analytics. They have been following the careers of chief data officers, chief analytics officers, data scientists, data governance experts and the leaders of key vendors and service providers and have put together a highly regarded ‘power list’ of the […]
By Pamela Cook The Annual Police ICT User Survey has highlighted the unacceptable lack of system integration in the police, with roughly half of respondents saying that as a result, they cannot trust the data they rely upon. 82% of the nearly 4,000 officers from 48 forces felt their forces systems were not well integrated, […]
by Pamela Cook It was in the news this week that the government has spent over £1bn since 2012 working with SMEs to develop and deliver their cloud and digital services. This is nearly half of the total spend: roughly £1.39 in every £3 of the government’s spending in this area has gone to […]
By Pamela Cook Earlier this year I spoke on a panel session at a Data Innovation Day in Brussels. The theme for this year’s event was ‘Smart Cities’ and the panel session itself focused on how we can use citizen data to deliver better public services. There were three key takeaways from this panel […]
Infoshare and Mvine partner to enable seamless and cyber-secure access to 60 England and Wales Cricket Board services for over 1.5 million users LONDON, 19 JUNE 2017: Distributed Digital Identity specialists Mvine Ltd announces today its client The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has gone live with a new online collaboration platform to […]
by Pamela Cook There was an interesting article published in Public Technology this week that covered a topic most local government authorities, and indeed many private companies, will know something about: internal company issues that halt data projects before they’ve even begun. The author talked about how the daunting prospect of how to understand […]