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May tells PCCs: go and design and deliver reform
By David Bicknell
Home Secretary says PCCs are at the heart of future reform and wants them to start proposing areas where funding is needed to improve capability, including digital policing
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New open standard launched to speed up blue-light response times
By David Bicknell
Following on from the government's work to develop ESN, the Cabinet Office, GDS and the DfT have driven the creation of an open "digital" standard for emergency service IT interfaces to try and slash response times
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KPMG to supply Microsoft Dynamics as part of Southern forces' ERP deal
By David Bicknell
Surrey, Sussex and Thames Valley police forces will adopt the Microsoft Dynamics platform with a planned go live date of the end of 2017
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Southern police forces pick preferred bidder for £120m ERP deal
By David Bicknell
Thames Valley, Surrey and Sussex forces say announcement of mystery ERP vendor is imminent
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Telford in the spotlight as blue light teams arrive on the scene to discuss ESN
By David Bicknell
British APCO conference kicks off early user feedback over planning, coverage, capacity and transition
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Staffordshire PCC: lack of fire service link up a "sore point"
By Neil Merrett
Matthew Ellis claims "significant" time has been spent on fire collaboration; work now ongoing to set out standards with others partners reflecting wider Police ICT Company ambitions
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Airwave's ESN legal action ends as Motorola Solutions' completes purchase
By David Bicknell
Airwave had sued the Home Office over its procurement for Lot 3 of the Emergency Services Network
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PAC demands shake up of fire service scrutiny
By Neil Merrett
Report calls for independent assurance of fire service reform as Home Office assumes responsibility for operations with a push towards shared services, technology and mergers
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New legislation will allow PCCs to take control of fire services
By Neil Merrett
Government will allow elected police commissioners to submit business case to take over local fire service remit for review if parties fail to reach agreement
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Staffordshire Police considers Boeing as preferred bidder for ICT partnership
By Neil Merrett
Signing of 10 year contract potentially worth £100m is expected in next few weeks as procurement process nears end
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