Department’s UnITy project to disaggregate overarching deals with IBM and Capgemini continues with award of major contract to French services leviathan
Department warns that, if the UK exits the EU without a trade deal, it may need to make some ‘clunky fixes’ to deliver necessary IT systems
Department’s 17-month extension takes contract length to cumulative tally of 17 years
Metropolitan borough looks to acquire 12 devices to help environmental-protection unit capture incidents
Local Government Association believes that the supply of ‘adequate funding’ will likely come from the private sector
Remanufactured computers could provide 95% of the performance of a new PC at a fraction of the cost to the environment; it is time for the civil service to set an examples, argues professor Mark Jolly of Cranfield University
Report also encourages the codification of data standards
Space for Smarter Government Programme plans two one-day courses to introduce public servants to satellite technology
Department buys Pulsar technology to keep track of how citizens feel about genetically modified food and other issues
Government agency to roll out networking across slaughterhouses
Collation of performance-dashboard stats shows department is conducting almost all its transactions digitally, while other departments struggle to reach two thirds
The Environment Agency has extended the contract it has had with Capgemini since 2009 for another 18 months.
Budget 2017’s focus on innovation and technology welcomed, but industry calls for ambition to be matched by action
Tech companies have welcomed the focus on innovation and IT skills in yesterday’s Spring Budget, but called for the government to follow up its ambition with targeted actions.
Defra claims initial success in switch from IBM and Capgemini as 25 suppliers express interest in UnITy
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has said that 25 suppliers are interested in working to deliver its managed print services as part of efforts to replace long-term IBM and Capgemini contracts.
MPs have called on the Home Office to step up its contingency planning in case a new emergency communications system for the police, fire and ambulance services is not ready in time for its planned December 2019 switch-on.
As the UK’s first director general for digital heads for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, and the Government Digital Service struggles to maintain its footing at the centre, David Walker asks what the reality is for government digital.
Surrey and Borders Partners NHS Trust has launched a £5m trial of Internet of Things technologies to improve healthcare for people with dementia.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is looking for innovative ICT solutions for its £1-67-billion UnITy programme to replace its existing long-term IT contracts.
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has made more than 11,000 datasets open for anyone to access, use and share, exceeding a self-imposed target set last year.
The Public Services Network’s £999 compliance charge for using the Government Secure Internet Convergence Framework has been removed and replaced with a set of unbundled fees that should always be cheaper, according the Government Digital Service.
The Welsh government’s environment adviser is to migrate disaster recovery and application and infrastructure support to the cloud in a bid to consolidate its separate systems.
A survey of more than 2,000 UK adults has found a clear majority want to be able to verify their identity online in order to access government services conveniently.