Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy - Issue #23

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A focus on digital government this week, plus Dr Carla Bonina blogging on the long arm of Open Data.
 

Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy

February 16 · Issue #23 · View online
This week in the digital economy.

A focus on digital government this week, plus Dr Carla Bonina blogging on the long arm of Open Data. Read on….

This week the new UK Government Digital Strategy was released. Lots to discuss about this….but one of the most relevant themes for CoDE is on privacy, trust, big data etc. This is also one of the keys to the Digital Economy Bill currently being debated in Parliament (that I am sure you are all following with bated breath!). This article is a good summary of the issues and concerns:
UK government’s huge citizen data grab is go—where are the legal safeguards? | Ars Technica UK
The “Government Transformation Strategy” is here:
Government Transformation Strategy 2017 to 2020 - Publications - GOV.UK
Worth a read….Choudary’s work is well worth following….
Why Business Models Fail: Pipes vs. Platforms | WIRED
Very important and insightful annual report on Internet Trends. Great background for digital economy activities….
2016 Internet Trends — Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers
Finally, a little IoT for beginners….
IoT Platform Essentials – IoT For All
Banking, Medicine and the Case for Open Data
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