By Sue Lal (pictured, inset), Client Director at Protocol Policy Systems, a Socitm partner company
Have you read Socitm’s latest Insight briefing on the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
It’s particularly notable as in last year, ten per cent (216) of all reported data security incidents came from local government; second only behind the health sector with 876 reported incidents.1
Continue reading “Your GDPR roadmap? Here’s a highway code”
By SA Mathieson, freelance analyst, journalist and editor of Socitm In Our View magazine
The Government Digital Service (GDS) is extending its local work by running pilots with local services using GOV.UK Verify, as well as conducting research into how to better support local service delivery. This was the message to the Local CIO Council (LCIOC) at its 16 March meeting in London.
Continue reading “LCIOC latest: GDS, Verify, NHS digital services”
By Dr Andy Hopkirk, Socitm Head of Research
We are four years on from the first Government Digital Service’s Government Digital Strategy of November 2012 and we now have GDS’s Government Transformation Strategy 2017–2020 just published (9 Feb 2017, http://bit.ly/2lnh1qV). What’s the difference between just more digital and transformation? And what does it look like meaning for Socitm members who are mostly in organisations outside Whitehall?
Continue reading “Some thoughts about the Government Transformation Strategy 2017-2020”