Guest Blog: Cyber In Wales: Investing in Growth

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This month we published our Cyber Action Plan for Wales. As we move to delivering the actions in the plan, we asked Pete Burnap, Professor of Data Science & Cybersecurity at Cardiff University, and Director of the Cyber Innovation Hub – which was also launched this month – to write a guest blog about the work they’re doing and how partnerships and collaboration will help  deliver the ambition in the Cyber Action Plan for Wales.

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Guest blog: What’s in a name?

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The Digital Strategy for Wales sets out how public sector procurement has a real opportunity to support and grow Welsh businesses and digital skills.

This is the third blog in our series about procurement. Victoria, a member of our delivery team, provides an update on how the ‘Procurement Centre of Excellence’ is developing and shares some findings about what it could be called going forward.

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Guest blog: what’s going on beneath our feet?

Greg Garner, Asset Owner Engagement Manager for Wales, Atkins

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The National Underground Asset Register (NUAR) is a great example of how digital services, data and technology can be used to improve the lives of people within Wales, and fully aligns with the Digital Strategy for Wales. Find out more about the potential benefits and the progress made so far.

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Guest Blog: Unlocking the power of health data for Wales

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In this guest blog find out about the aims of the National Data Resource (NDR) and how you can register to hear more through their webinar series.

Health and social care providers in Wales have faced unprecedented capacity challenges throughout the pandemic response. The media has referred to a data driven response, to modelling and forecasting.  Clinicians have spoken about the need to have the right data at the right time and in the right format to make informed decisions. In Wales we are taking a leap forward to address these challenges with the National Data Resource (NDR).

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Guest Blog: Using Geospatial data to underpin research and policy decision making in Wales

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Dr Richard Fry is a Senior Lecturer in Geography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at Swansea University Medical School. Here he explains the role that geospatial data and geographical mapping are playing in producing research to inform policy in Wales.

swansea_singelton_campusWales is a geographically and socially diverse country meaning that where we live and work plays a huge part in our health and wellbeing. With the impact on health and wellbeing at the forefront of all policy decisions in Wales, it is clear that as a nation we need to understand more about how, and why our geography affects us in Wales.

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