The Crown Commercial Service has published details of how suppliers can apply to join G-Cloud 6, which will be hosted on the new Digital Marketplace platform.
Public sector ICT cloud services will account for more than half of worldwide software, server and storage spending growth by 2018, according to new analysis.
Sally Collier, chief executive of the Crown Commercial Service, says that procurement changes are at the heart of public service reform.
The government has announced that the G-Cloud 6 tender will be published next week.
The government has delayed publication of the tender for the next iteration of the G-Cloud framework until next month.
Staffordshire County Council’s chief information officer Sander Kristel has won Socitm’s digital engagement award 2014 for his joint working with a digital transformation consultancy.
Government executive director of digital Mike Bracken says he has no capacity to run a local but points to ways councils can benefit from his unit’s work.
Big data has the potential to completely transform our economy, and public bodies need to bolt-on additional capacity to deal with the change, argues Pilar del Castillo Vera.
Purchases by local authorities through the G-Cloud framework totalled £1.75m in September, up 40% on the figure for August.
Louise T. Dunne examines whether the new G-Cloud shopping channel is more than just a rebranding excercise.
The online procurement platform for digital products and services, CloudStore, remains live despite plans to deactivate it at the end of September.
Hugh Cox calls on the government to take action to improve awareness and activity through its new Digital Marketplace.
Cumulative purchases by local authorities through the G-Cloud reached £16m during August, a rise of 8.8 per cent over the previous month’s total of £14.7m.
The public sector is in danger of being outpaced in terms of its ability to handle and exploit big data, according to James Petter.
Flexible working can save councils cash – but what is the best way to deal with the challenges it presents to the ICT department?
Microsoft is set to increase its share of the local government ICT market despite competition from a burgeoning SME market, according to analysts.
The government will turn off the CloudStore procurement platform at the end of this month, with all new G-Cloud purchases transferring to the Digital Marketplace.
Internet firm McAfee has released a technical guide to achieving Public Sector Network security compliance – available exclusively on PublicTechnology.net.
Can the experience of central government in implementing cloud technologies offer lessons for council ICT chiefs? A recent round table event found out.
Mike Thomas, managing director at public services network trade body PSNGB, welcomes the principles behind new security proposals for the G-Cloud framework, but warns they could change buyer behaviour.
Cloud migration is not as simple as just moving a VM from a local network to a cloud provider.