Disaggregation allows public sector ICT managers to cut costs, improve efficient and manage risks, says Simone Hume.
Three months of plummeting G-Cloud purchases by local government have ended after sales to the sector rose 29% in August.
Public sector organisations are considerably less enthusiastic about the cloud than the private sector, with implementation suffering from a lack of senior support, according to new research.
A joint ICT service agreed between two London councils could be spun out into a standalone company within two years.
Some councils are not doing enough to transform services and deliver digital services, according to the head of business organisation the CBI.
UK public sector bodies are spending more than £300m a year on the hidden costs associated with cloud computing, according to new research.
The local government market for software and ICT services grew by 1.2% in 2014, despite continued pressure on council budgets, according to new figures.
TechUK president Jacqueline de Rojas on the UK’s internet connectivity drought and how what local government can do to improve the situation in their areas.
Merging Councils' IT Services is all about the applications says Richard Ingram, Cloud Solutions Architect at public cloud consultancy SystemsUp, part of the iomart group
A change at the top of the Government Digital Service could actually benefit the organisation, says Ivan Harris.
A dedicated bus is set to travel round England giving local authority ICT staff a chance to learn how cloud technology can help reduce costs.
The Crown Commercial Service has clarified the rules for suppliers providing consultancy services under lot four of the G-Cloud framework, the seventh iteration of which was released today.
Local government purchases through the G-Cloud platform dropped again last month, to £1.36m.
Many public sector organisations developing digital services are guilty of reinventing the wheel missing important opportunities to reduce costs and speed up delivery, says Harry Metcalfe.
Only when applications are cloud native, can organisations be certain they will fully realise all of the benefits of the cloud, says Simon Hansford.
The vast majority of councils’ digital self serve systems are window dressing, with citizens paying for staff to rekey data they have already provided online, according to a new report.
Councils are paying increasingly high margins for ICT products – with mark-ups growing faster than in any other sector – according to new research.
Farid Ouazzani on how the rise of the Cloud has affected the approach organisations are taking to backing up data.
Email outages are a risk to public service delivery – Neil Murray asks what the public sector can do to prepare for future failures.
Bristol City Council has used the Local Authority Software Applications (LASA) framework to commission supplier Civica for a £1.9m project to provide software to manage its housing stock.
Ed Macnair on how local authorities should respond to new anti-radicalisation laws.