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security, privacy and the Internet of Things

I had the pleasure recently of opening a Cambridge Union Society debate on the topic of “This House Fears The Large Scale Collection Of Personal Data… 1,353 more words

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more CIO bits and pieces

Here’s a summary and links to my last few CIO columns of 2015. Looking forward to what 2016 brings.

Service design thinking

December 2015.

The use of technology in government is all too often relegated to simply making  154 more words

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CIO roundup

Here’s a summary, with links to the full pieces, of some of my recent CIO columns:

Data-enabled service design

October 2015

The chorus of people calling for personal “data sharing” in the public sector seems to grow by the day. 398 more words

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online citizen accounts

The idea of an online government account where we can see everything in one place has been kicking around since the late 1990s and the “me.gov” all-in-one portal. 4,104 more words

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A (brief) history of UK Government moves towards a platform-based architecture

The vision — 1998 onwards

There’s been a long-standing vision to use technology in a way that doesn’t fossilise the old paper-based way of running the public sector — but which enables services to be redesigned and improved. 3,480 more words

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digital leaders TV discussion

BBC Click’s Kate Russell hosted myself, Mark Thompson and Alan Brown on a recent episode of Digital Leaders TV. Our topic? How to understand and implement new digital business models in the public sector, with questions and interventions both from Kate and from submitted questions from those tuning in to the broadcast Hangout. 165 more words

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(continued) more thoughts on government in the digital age

On the back of the launch of our new book, Digitizing Government, I posted a few background thoughts in my previous blog — very imaginatively entitled, er, … 2,618 more words

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