Month: March 2019

1 in 20 trusts published pre-Brexit data checks to ‘identify vulnerabilities’

As the date for Brexit draws closer, just one in 20 NHS trusts have published their Data Security and Protection Toolkit self-assessment, it has been revealed. NHS England and NHS Digital asked healthcare leaders to ensure their mandatory self-assessments are completed to “quickly identify and address any vulnerabilities” before the UK is due to leave …

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Wrike: A flexible project management tool for the digital workplace

Wrike is a digital work management tool that lets users track and coordinate projects, combining a simple user experience and interface with enough depth for power users. The software, created in 2006, is the brainchild of Write CEO Andrew Filev; at the time, he was in charge of a fast-growing consultancy business with a remote …

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Richard Corbridge to ‘leave Leeds Teaching Hospitals’

Richard Corbridge, Chief Digital and Information Officer, at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest NHS trusts in England, is to leave for new role outside the NHS Digital Health News understands Corbridge, who joined Leeds in late summer 2017, is joining Walgreens Boots Alliance, as global director of innovation where he will responsible …

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Fiona Caldicott appointed first statutory National Data Guardian for health

Dame Fiona Caldicott has been selected as the first statutory National Data Guardian (NDG) for Health and Social Care. Dame Fiona was appointed national data guardian for health and care in 2014 to ensure the public can trust that health and care information is securely safeguarded and used appropriately. The Secretary of State for Health and …

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Volkswagen Boosts Electric Car Investment & Sales Goals — 22 Million Electric Cars By 2028

Cars Published on March 13th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley March 13th, 2019 by Steve Hanley  Is Volkswagen all in on electric cars? The company has been saying it is for almost 2 years now as it tries to climb out of the hole it dug for itself with its diesel cheating scheme. The secret …

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Microsoft to soon start nagging Windows 7 users about looming end times

Microsoft in April plans to begin nagging Windows 7 users with messages that the operating system is nearing its forced retirement, the company said Tuesday. “Beginning next month, if you are a Windows 7 customer, you can expect to see a notification appear on your Windows 7 PC,” Matt Barlow, a Microsoft marketing executive, wrote …

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World Bank Approves $185 Million For 310 Megawatt Renewable Energy In Bangladesh

Clean Power Published on March 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill March 13th, 2019 by Joshua S Hill  The World Bank earlier this month approved $185 million in financing to help Bangladesh develop up to 310 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy and to mobilize private sector participation to help meet the growing electricity demand …

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New Mexico Jumps At Chance For 100% Clean Electricity

Clean Power Published on March 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill March 13th, 2019 by Joshua S Hill  New Mexico’s Senate and House of Representatives have quickly shuffled a carbon-free electricity bill to the Governor’s desk this week which calls for generating 80% of the state’s electricity from renewable energy sources by 2040 and 100% …

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