UKCloud collapse caused ‘no unexpected service disruptions or cost to public purse’
Minister says that all public-sector customers have now moved to alternative provider
Whitehall shared-services implementation requires funding and focus, MPs warn
Public Accounts Committee warns that lack of support could imperil delivery
Scottish researchers create AI to update 2,000-year-old process for measuring ships’ stability
University of Edinburgh team unveils automated tool that will shortly be turned into smartphone...
Local government G-Cloud sales jump by a quarter
Local government purchases through the G-Cloud framework rose to £2.47m in March – up 28% on the previous month.
Election 2015: Three challenges for a digital future
Ivan Harris says whoever forms the next government will face a big task in driving greater adoption of cloud services within the public sector.
Five tips for choosing your cloud backup provider
Paul Evans with the questions you should be asking potential suppliers of your cloud backup technology.
Delivering on digital
Digital is changing the relationship between the state and the public, a new PwC survey finds most councils are only at the beginning of their evolution.
Council G-Cloud sales on rise again
Local government spending through the G-Cloud framework totalled £1.93m in February, the government has announced.
Four critical cyber security issues facing local government
Paul Lipman suggests that local government organisations should look to the cloud to address growing security challenges.
Budget heralds digital step-change for councils
Andrew Hawkins says the new role for GDS may prove less significant for local government ICT than other measures in the Budget.
Onshoring public sector data
A majority of UK parliamentarians believe that UK public sector data should be securely processed in this country - what do councils need to consider when procuring data storage services?
Top 10 tips for public sector digital development
Government deputy chief technology officer Magnus Falk outlines what government organisations should be doing to improve digital services.
Virgin wins £25m PSN network contract extension
A local authority partnership has extended its telecommunications deal with Virgin Media Business by four years for £25 million.
Reach for the cloud
How will a new guide to procuring cloud services for government help the private sector? Ian Murphy takes a look.
Has the public sector finally overtaken the private sector?
For the first time, the public sector is nosing ahead of private firms in some areas of digital technology, according to Ross Mason.
A recent round table assessed the potential of digital and data in transforming, enhancing and reimagining healthcare.
Council website progress "too slow"
Local government's progress on digital transformation is too slow for it to save council services, according to this year’s detailed review of council websites by Socitm.
Download: ENISA releases cloud procurement guide
The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has released a step-by-step guide for public sector bodies on procuring cloud services.
G-Cloud is more than a framework
The G-Cloud framework must not lose sight of its core messaging when it comes to driving good cloud policies and practices, according to Peter Groucutt.
Dramatic drop in council G-Cloud purchases
Local government spend through the G-Cloud framework dropped by almost two thirds between December and January, according to new figures.
Offshoring provides major barrier to cloud adoption
A survey of UK Parliamentarians shows there is significant concern that offshoring data is hindering local government cloud.
Does the CCS hand know what the GDS hand is doing?
So the government is to retain agile services on the Digital Marketplace after all. But, even with this last-minute reprieve granted, the whole episode begs numerous questions, says Harry Metcalfe.
Framework U-turn after Singleton admits flaws
The government has reversed a decision to remove agile development services from the Digital Marketplace after criticisms of their new home on the Digital Services framework (DS).
Harry Metcalfe on what is driving the groundswell of opinion among SMEs that the Digital Services Framework is deeply flawed.