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Is this the price we pay?

The last few days have been bad for decent people and good for cyber criminals.  The world has witnessed one of the biggest cyber attacks with the release of Wanna Decryptor or WannaCry and its subsequent variants.  The cyber-attack has … Continue reading

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Unfolding plans 167 – The governors

We govern our ICT with three overlapping circles, a trefoil or a shamrock.  Our governance is a lucky charm. We have three overlapping groups that set direction and hold us all together. The Strategic ICT Group comprises directors and Head … Continue reading

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Unfolding plans 163 – Durham City connectivity

Superfast broadband connectivity across Durham and the region has been a big issue for us.  The Digital Durham programme has been running for a few years now.  Indeed our first ever cabinet to go live was number 56 just around … Continue reading

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Unfolding plans 161 – Fun Day

Of all the audiences that I speak to, I find young children to be the hardest.  I’m sure I would get used to it but I’d have to work hard to be a teacher.  This morning we laid on a … Continue reading

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Unfolding plans 156 – No secrets

Would the world be a better place if there were no secrets?  There would be no need to hide anything, no need to keep things under lock and key and no need to encrypt our precious or most dark information … Continue reading

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Unfolding plans 152 – taking stock

Friday is always a good day to take stock.  Today is day five of National Customer Service Week and so it’s a great opportunity to think about what has happened.  It was not just ICT Services that got involved. Social … Continue reading

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Unfolding plans 105 – a good story

We always try to start our management meetings with a good story or two.  It gets everything off to a nice start before we get into the inevitable not so good things that crop up.  Some of us can always … Continue reading

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