Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that Europe-based Azure AD B2C directories are now Generally Available (GA), which is great news for companies in Europe that want to provide secure digital services at scale.
Azure AD B2C is Microsoft’s cloud identity and access (IAM) service for building advanced identity infrastructures that are able to handle millions of identities. Thanks to the availability of Europe-based Azure AD B2C directories, data can now be stored on Microsoft’s European datacentres, so European companies can use Azure AD B2C and comply with industry regulations and data protection laws....Read more
We’re delighted to announce the release of version 11 of our content management system: Sitekit CMS, which will be rolled out across our hosting platform over the coming weeks.
Sitekit CMS 11 comes packed with exciting new features and improvements. Content editors can now ‘drag-and-drop’ to create new pages: a visual editor enables elements to be dragged on to a page and easily reordered. For developers, we have revamped the code editor to make working with code easier than ever: automatic syntax highlighting and code completion speed up development, while line numbers make debugging easy. You can find an overview of all the improvements in the full release notes....Read more
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Following publication of “Creating test environments with the private sector”, we are pleased to provide more detail on one of our new offerings: the Verify Sandbox, which allows organisations to leverage assured user identities in their service delivery.
Verify gives the citizen a choice of identity providers to access digital government services and is currently live for a number of departments. GDS (Government Digital Service), the sponsoring organisation behind Verify, has the vision to deploy Verify to all centrally-managed as well as local government departments, with the ambition to give citizens a secure and portable online identity. In addition, Verify will be rolled out to the private sector....Read more
NHS England has contracted Sitekit to develop, publish and implement the technical messages and standards to deliver the vision set out in the Digital Child Health Strategy. This will enable national implementation of the electronic red book and allow information to flow to and from clinical systems. NHS England is using the Digital Child Health Strategy as the first pathway to adopt the FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) messaging standard.
NHS England, NHS Digital and Sitekit are working collaboratively to support the adoption of eRedbook as part of the Digital Child Health Strategy. If you are interested in learning how you can deploy eRedbook in your organisation, please join our workshop on 21st February 2017 in London....Read more
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), PA Consulting and Sitekit have successfully launched the new NIHR Journals Library, which provides complete information about all NIHR-funded research projects throughout the life of each project.
The NIHR Journals Library comprises a suite of five open access peer-reviewed journals reporting results from a range of health research areas. With the addition of the library to the NIHR website, all stages of the research projects are available. This includes the initial stages, including protocols, before the final results are available....Read more
Sitekit has committed to a unique partnership with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and West Highland College to design, develop and pilot a Foundation Apprenticeship in Software Development.
The apprenticeship, a school-based preparatory vocational course, is a brand new concept which is expected to be adopted by schools and colleges across Scotland. It is being developed in response to the Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce Final Report 'Education Working For All'....Read more
Public sector organisations are now able to procure Sitekit’s products and services directly through Gov.UK’s G-Cloud 8 (G8) framework.
Sitekit was awarded a place on Gov.UK’s G-Cloud 8 Framework to supply four SaaS (Software as a Service) listings and seven Specialist Cloud Services (consultancy services), which are listed on the Digital Marketplace....Read more
We are pleased to report that Sitekit’s event, Digital in Action – Enabling Sustainable Transformation, held at Microsoft’s Paddington Offices on 24 May 2016, was a great success. For those of you that could not make it, we thought you may appreciate a post event summary.
We heard from some excellent speakers at the vanguard of digital transformation on their progress within recent months, and also from organisations on current policy in the sector and the status of funding sources to take projects forward. The underlying theme for the day was the future of personal health records (#FuturePHR), raising the level of discussion around citizen identity, patient activation and self-care....Read more