Digital and data once again had a starring role in supporting – and, occasionally, hampering – government’s work this year. PublicTechnology looks back at the most significant events.
Cloud technology has enabled UK public sector organisations to deliver essential citizen services even in these most challenging of operating landscapes. According to Six Degrees, 2021 is the year to truly embrace cloud and set the foundations for exceptional service delivery in the years to come.
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Country receives draft adequacy decision
Contracts cover provision of ‘hyperscale’ environment and related professional services
Procurement documents show more than £300,000 spent across 234 billable days
Denise Dourado formally appointed as SRO
Education Scotland will examine how institutions across the country are responding to need for online learning
Computacenter and AWS have, in the last 12 months, both been added to the list of the government’s foremost suppliers
PublicTechnology editor Sam Trendall picks out the big issues that might shape the year ahead. Apart from that one.
Department re-signs contract under terms of new MoU
Deal will allow public sector organisations to buy direct from vendors
Amazon hosting deal with GDS doubles to £6.6m a year as minister fends off questions over UK chief’s advisory role
New contract came into effect on 1 July, as minister claims government has ‘robust measures’ to mitigate against possible conflicts of interest
Phoenix Software picked for three-year contract
Procurement agency invites bidders for dynamic purchasing system
CCS and GDS work to identify affected firms
Spend-control data shows approval for eight-figure investment in project to migrate from on-premises infrastructure to hosted environment
UKCloud has joined the major cloud players in signing a public-sector wide agreement. The firm’s CEO Simon Hansford tells PublicTechnology why it’s important for government to have choice.
The results of techUK’s annual GovTech SME Survey suggest the Digital Marketplace has made a positive impact on access to the public sector tech market but, according to Henry Rex, there are barriers still to be overcome
System will bring together existing databases across three areas
Locked down and forced to close clinics, the hospital trust enabled 2,000 employees to work from home and maintain continuity of services within 48 hours
University of Cambridge chose Citrix Workspace to deliver an efficient, sustainable desktop, and gained work-from-home continuity when Covid-19 struck