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Computer Weekly: Intelligent public services, digital politics and the paradox of Brexit

Dr Mark Thomson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes an opinion piece on public services in Computer Weekly. “The Brexiteers’ vision of direct democracy requires progressive engagement with, and consolidation of, public service models…

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Delivering public services digitally

Discussions with unions could help ease better digital delivery of public services, Dr Mark Thompson of Cambridge Judge tells audience at Cheltenham Science Festival. A national discussion including conversations with unions is needed in order to effectively implement digital efficiency…

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The Guardian: The hidden exploitation of frontline staff by their own administrators

Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at public services and what could be done to maintain frontline public services. "Dumping the misleading ‘public sector’ label, and replacing it with a new distinction…

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Metro MBA: Cambridge Judge academic appointed to government steering committee

The UK Minister for the Cabinet Office, Matthew Hancock, has announced formation of a new six-member Steering Committee of digital and data experts that includes Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School. Read the…

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Modernising UK data

New government Steering Committee to standardise and modernise data includes Mark Thompson of Cambridge Judge Business School. The UK Minister for the Cabinet Office, Matthew Hancock, has announced formation of a new six-member Steering Committee of digital and data experts…

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Computer Weekly: Time to get mapping – how a blind government can develop sight

Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses alternative digital government service delivery models. “The opportunity is huge - reflecting Maude’s observation, we might reduce the number of agencies, slim down departments to become…

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Computer Weekly: Where next for UK government as a platform and GDS?

In the latest post for Computer Weekly magazine Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses about the future of the Government Digital Service and the government’s digital reform agenda. Read the full article [computerweekly.com]…

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Diginomica: Where’s government-as-a-platform in your Spending Review, Chancellor?

Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on digital government in Diginomica. Read the full article [diginomica.com]…

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First Research Impact Awards

Chris Hope and Mark Thompson are awarded the Research Impact Award for their work on climate change modelling and public service transformation through technology. The first annual Research Impact Award at Cambridge Judge Business School has been awarded to faculty…

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First Research Impact Awards

Computer Weekly: Government as a platform or a platform for government? Which are we getting?

Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems, looks at the “government as a platform” (GaaP) – what does it mean and what opportunities it will bring. “The government's choice is between a blueprint for GaaP that supports participation versus…

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