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What the OFT concluded about public sector ICT procurement
25 March 2014 | By David Bicknell
Study finds competitive opportunities are comparatively infrequent for most ICT goods and services purchased by the public sector
Public Services > Blue light > News
OFT: public sector ICT procurement must improve
25 March 2014 | By David Bicknell
Market study finds procurement is 'time consuming and expensive'; security clearances 'prohibitively costly'; and sector lacks expertise to manage complex ICT contracts effectively
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Central Government

Labour's policy review to consider digital procurement
23 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Latest call for evidence follows earlier call on continuous innovation
Public Services > Central government > News
DWP looks for digital services to deliver Single Tier beta
23 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Digital Services Framework call off looks for help from mid-July
Public Services > Central government > News

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Local Government

G-Cloud team wants greater public sector buyer cloud awareness
16 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Average savings on purchases made through G-Cloud are 50%, says programme director Tony Singleton
Public Services > Central government > News
GDS and Socitm show digital collaboration work
10 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
First creation is alpha dashboard showing missed waste collections in Solihull
Management > CIO > News

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Healthcare

Public Health England wants to develop digital strategy
17 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Tender seeks help under Digital Services Framework in getting strategy written by end of July
Public Services > Healthcare > News
Humber NHS weighs electronic patient records options
16 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Trust's market engagement exercise may spur £3.5m-£6m procurement later in 2014
Business > Efficiency > News

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Police

G-Cloud team wants greater public sector buyer cloud awareness
16 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Average savings on purchases made through G-Cloud are 50%, says programme director Tony Singleton
Public Services > Central government > News
HMIC queries police forces' 'cyber capabilities'
10 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Report says only three forces - Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and West Midlands - have developed comprehensive cybercrime strategies
Business > Efficiency > News

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Education

G-Cloud team wants greater public sector buyer cloud awareness
16 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Average savings on purchases made through G-Cloud are 50%, says programme director Tony Singleton
Public Services > Central government > News
Whitehall steps up efforts on digital inclusion
14 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Strategy hopes to get 2.7m more people online; actions include creating cross-government digital capability plan
Public Services > Central government > News

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National Security

Government launches new security classifications
02 April 2014 | By Charlotte Jee
'Official', 'secret' and 'top secret' security designations to replace the seven existing 'business impact levels'
Public Services > Central government > News
CCS wants to improve Contracts Finder
31 March 2014 | By David Bicknell
Seven week discovery phase aims to lay groundwork to scope and plan alpha solution
Public Services > Central government > News

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Geographical Information

Capita acquires Swan partner Updata
01 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Acquisition for £80m cash sum confirms market rumours
Public Services > Devolved > News
What the OFT concluded about public sector ICT procurement
25 March 2014 | By David Bicknell
Study finds competitive opportunities are comparatively infrequent for most ICT goods and services purchased by the public sector
Public Services > Blue light > News

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Justice

MoJ courts "digital" business model for criminal justice
11 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Strategy will link justice agencies and sets out plans for how they will undertake future digital reform and transformation
Infrastructure > Devices > News
CCS concludes public sector XP support agreement
02 April 2014 | By David Bicknell
Deal with Microsoft covering wider public sector will last until April 2015; education sector will see major benefit
Applications > Business Applications > News

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Transport

Thales gets Highways Agency PSN contract
31 March 2014 | By David Bicknell
Five year deal will provide network connectivity and security for agency
Public Services > Central government > News
OFT: public sector ICT procurement must improve
25 March 2014 | By David Bicknell
Market study finds procurement is 'time consuming and expensive'; security clearances 'prohibitively costly'; and sector lacks expertise to manage complex ICT contracts effectively
Public Services > Blue light > News





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