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Welsh Government plans digital connections with diaspora

The Welsh Government is planning to use a digital platform to engage with people with connections to the country, with the aims of boosting its profile, economy and reputation

21 August 2020

The Government Digital Service (GDS) is asking public sector organisations how they write effective emails, text messages and letters, as part of research on improving communications sent through its GOV.UK Notify system

21 August 2020
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Scotland spends to connect low income families and remote places

The Scottish Government has announced two schemes to improve internet access for low income households and hard to reach locations respectively

20 August 2020

The power of cloud: Empowering people, transforming communities

Industry voice: Capita One writes there is a route to exploiting the potential of new technology to transform your organisation and provide better, more joined up services for your citizens

15 October 2019
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Wales has the opportunity for Connected Cymru

Welsh public servants face some challenges in adopting digital tech, but there is cause for optimism, writes Helena Zaum, CityNext lead at Microsoft UK

28 September 2018
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Towards smart places and connected communities

Industry voice: Grass roots innovation and collaboration between authorities are providing the momentum for smart places, writes Helena Zaum, CityNext lead at Microsoft UK

21 September 2018

Government offers councils another £95 million for full fibre broadband

DCMS calls on councils to bid for shares of third round of Local Full Fibre Networks Challenge Fund

29 August 2018
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