All articles by David Bicknell

  1. Network Rail set to launch contest for £45m East Coast Main Line traffic management system deal

    Network Rail has issued a pre-tender for a contract worth upto £45m to deliver a traffic management system (TMS) on…
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    18 Jun
  2. Whitehall should rethink current budget rules that constrain its ability to innovate through digital technology, paper argues

    The Treasury should empower departmental Accounting Officers to reallocate planned capital expenditure for digital technology to operating spend. And the…
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    15 Jun
  3. NAO: Universal Credit ‘not offering value for money now and its future value is unproven’

    The National Audit Office (NAO) has concluded that the extended timescales involved in rolling out Universal Credit and the cost…
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    15 Jun
  4. Tower Hamlets and Agilisys agree two year contract extension under move to hybrid sourcing approach

    Tower Hamlets Council has signed a two year contract extension with its existing ICT partner Agilisys. Under the deal, Agilisys…
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    14 Jun
  5. Government opens up OS MasterMap to help businesses utilise geospatial data

    The government has said it will make parts of the Ordnance Survey’s OS MasterMap openly available for the public and…
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    13 Jun
  6. Cambridge University Hospitals awards £107m, seven year IT services deal to Novosco

    Last October, there was a strong indication that Northern Ireland based cloud provider Novosco had won a major contract to…
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    13 Jun
  7. OpenText’s AI tool Magellan sets out to explore G7 sentiment

    Ahead of the G7 Summit in Canada last weekend, the Government of Canada launched a ‘sentiment analysis tool’ to help…
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    12 Jun
  8. London creates roadmap to make itself ‘the smartest city in the world’

    The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has published the ‘Smarter London Together’ roadmap intended to make London ‘the smartest city…
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    11 Jun
  9. Department for International Trade weighs its BPO and Cloud-based ERP options

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) wants to examine its business process outsourcing (BPO) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) options,…
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    11 Jun
  10. Contract details published of McKinsey review of government identity solutions

    The Crown Commercial Service has published limited details of the Cabinet Office’s consultancy contract with McKinsey awarded last year to…
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    9 Jun