All posts tagged "IT"

  • New Zealand beefs up IT security after government data breach

    New Zealand has clamped down on government agencies using unvetted IT service providers, following a data breach which saw a supplier inadvertently leak hundreds of people’s personal information.    The

    • Posted September 8, 2019
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  • IT collapse creates chaos in English courts

    Major IT network issues caused huge disruption across courts in England last week as computers and phone lines went down, leaving lawyers and judges unable to work and causing cases

    • Posted January 27, 2019
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  • Unlocking the latent power of the NHS

    The NHS is a collection of excellent professionals, capabilities and information that is inhibited by poor communications. For over 15 years, civil servants and NHS leaders have been trying to

    • Posted November 20, 2018
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  • World Bank report highlights innovation in 15 case studies

    A new report shedding light on how low- and middle-income countries can improve their public sectors and civil services was launched yesterday by the World Bank. The report, ‘Improving Public

    • Posted October 30, 2018
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  • Singapore health authority hit by massive cyber attack

    Security has been stepped up on government IT systems following a major cyber attack on Singapore’s Ministry of Health which compromised the data security of around 1.5 million patients, including

    • Posted July 26, 2018
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  • Transforming routine work: the rise of the robots

    Digitally transforming a service can bring huge rewards – but replacing a legacy system is often complex and risky. So many governments are introducing Robotic Process Automation, stripping the routine

    • Posted June 5, 2018
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  • Contractors for US federal IT upgrade announced

    The starting gun has been fired on a drive to modernise information technology across the US Federal Government, with the award of contracts to five private companies. The drive, which

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • The Cybersecurity Assistance Local Governments Need

    Cybersecurity in a Fractured World The former chairman of the US National Governors Association, Terry McAuliffe, made cybersecurity at the state and local levels the focal point of his tenure.

    • Posted March 20, 2018
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  • US agencies’ ‘save to spend’ IT freedoms hit budget deadlock

    The US White House has released guidance for agencies on how they can raise funds under the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, though parts of the timeline are uncertain due

    • Posted March 12, 2018
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  • Trump appoints his first federal CIO

    US president Donald Trump has announced plans to appoint Ernst & Young principal Suzette Kent as the nation’s next chief information officer (CIO), the first permanent holder of that title

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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