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UK financial services and Brexit - data adequacy still a concern, but opportunity for FinTech This article is sponsored by:

London is one of the world’s major financial centers, and has weathered the Brexit storm pretty well. And whilst there are opportunities to take advantage of, there are still some hurdles to overcome.

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Slack expands huddle audio chats to add video and screen sharing, launches GovSlack This article is sponsored by:

Slack extends its huddles impromptu audio chat feature with video, screenshares and reacji, as well as launching GovSlack for the US government market

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UK shift away from GDPR is bold, ambitious, but risky This article is sponsored by:

The British Government’s latest plans for a data-led economy, which will see it move away from GDPR principles, has some good ideas. However, it puts the UK at risk of losing access to its largest trading partner, the EU.

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London Tech Week - British Government waves flag for UK innovation…and points finger This article is sponsored by:

British legislators Rishi Sunak, Nadine Dorries, et al showcase the UK’s achievements in tech on Day One of London Tech Week. But can the event point to a route to growth for Brexit Britain?

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UK Roadmap for a Digital Future - what lies beneath the fold? This article is sponsored by:

We open up the UK Government’s new digital roadmap – and find an administration that just can’t help heading off road.

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British Government launches new Digital and Data Strategy - plenty of promises, but gaps in detail This article is sponsored by:

The British Government appears to understand that ‘digital and data’ are important, but it doesn’t seem to be willing to make the tough decisions to drive the change that’s required.

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The politics of data in government This article is sponsored by: Confluent logo

Derk van Ogtrop, Partner Success Director at Confluent, discusses how data in motion may be a solution for governments that are looking to extract their data from siloed legacy applications.

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British Government’s plans for procurement overhaul post-Brexit set to become law next year This article is sponsored by:

Britain’s exit from the EU is allowing it to overhaul its approach to procurement - something it has long said it wanted to do. But procurement in Whitehall is not an easy problem to solve…

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British Government has no idea if the hundreds of billions of pounds it spends are working This article is sponsored by:

MPs on the influential Public Accounts Committee found that only 8% of the government’s £432 billion spending on major projects had any sort of robust evaluation plan - due in part to poor quality data.

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Strategic suppliers to British Government ride wave of increased spending - consulting revenue almost doubles in 12 months This article is sponsored by:

Brexit and COVID-19 are clearly proving to be a boon to some of the largest suppliers to the British Government, with most sectors experiencing growth.

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Will CBDCs solve crypto’s problems? Or make traditional finance even worse? This article is sponsored by:

Grappling with the big digital questions in the world of money – that thing that fewer and fewer people have much of. We assess the role of cryptocurrencies in a world of CBDCs.

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COVID support schemes - poor use of data and tools set to leave British taxpayer with multi-billion pound fraud and error bill This article is sponsored by:

MPs on the influential Public Accounts Committee have said that the government could have done better to prevent a significant amount of fraud and error when providing COVID-19 support.

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