Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Solicitors urged to help stem the rising tide of ransomware payments

New Chief People Officer and Chief Digital Officer appointed

Accelerating our digital transformation

Minister calls on pension schemes to get “data ready” for dashboards

New data published on Land Transaction Tax across Wales

New Data Scientists' awards welcomed by the National Statistician

Latest complaints data shows widening gap between best and worst telecoms and pay-TV providers

Intelligence is dead; long live Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: Continuing to revolutionise the life sciences value chain

White Paper: Organisational Agility Across the UK Public Sector

It is often assumed that the public sector trails the private sector in such agile practices necessary to unlock true innovation and agility, but this stereotype overlooks much of the good work being done by public sector organisations both across the globe and in the UK.

Workday’srecent global survey of998executives found that a commercial orientation is no assurance of organisational agility. Of the nine sectors that were ranked, the public sector came fourth for the proportion of organisations that were ranked as “leaders”: those able to innovate continuously, at scale and pace.

This positive outlook is nevertheless not a reflection of the public sector as a whole, and in today’s economic, social and diplomatic climate, improvement is needed.

Access the full report

Editor’s choice of Health, Social Care & Homelessness related items of note:

Record tests and checks delivered by NHS alongside high demand for A&Es and ambulances

NICE recommends Piqray and Trodelvy, maintaining 100% approvals of breast cancer drugs since 2018

Public Health Wales Annual General Meeting 2022

Men, younger people and those living in the more deprived communities in Wales show lower uptake of life saving screening services

Thousands of patients to benefit as NHS marks 100th fast-tracked cancer drug

What we are doing when

Learnings from pandemic can help young people in Wales' mental health and wellbeing in the future

Appointment of Chair for Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

NHS Confederation - George Cross a fitting tribute to the hard work and bravery of NHS staff

NHS Confederation - Against incredible strain, NHS makes serious inroads into treatment backlogs

NHS Confederation - Primary care teams have risen to the challenge as 72 per cent of people report a positive care experience, but more support needed

Editor’s choice of Business / Commercial items of note:

Complaints from businesses fall but water market remains hampered by poorer performers

FCA tells banks to improve treatment of struggling small business borrowers

Trade Secretary launches UK-Ukraine Infrastructure Taskforce

TfL Statement - TfL Funding Update

CCS to fund the rollout of the Atamis e-commerce system for health sector

Derelict sites to be transformed into new homes as new brownfield fund opens

Yorkshire Water civil sanctions see wildlife charity get funding boost

Ofwat confirms new open access competition for innovators and seeks to extend Innovation Fund to 2030

Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

Head of drug-dealing organised crime gang will spend longer in prison

Further arrest made as part of international operation targeting suspected small boat people smuggling networks

UK first – Welsh Senedd gives green light for 20mph legislation

LGA responds to NAO report on developing workforce skills for a strong economy

Time for a radical change on tax and spend, says IEA expert

Improving lives of non-binary people

College of Policing and NPCC accept IOPC recommendations after publishing stop and search report

UK SPF commissions study into spectrum market mechanisms

TUC calls on employers to keep their staff safe as temperatures soar

MPs must vote down “pernicious” anti-union laws which threaten public safety

SME Supplier Locator update...

UK Government and public sector spend with SME’s is continually on the increase and by 2020, it is the stated intent of Cabinet Office that £1 of every £3 spent on government contracts goes to SME’s. 

Against this ambitious backdrop, the WiredGov Supplier Locator service has been developed specifically to embrace the SME Agenda and provide the ideal platform for SME’s to promote their services, solutions, accreditation and success stories directly to our ever increasing audience across all government and public sector verticals and Tier 1 suppliers.

Recent arrivals to the SME Supplier Locator service include:

Click here to find out more.

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