EXCL: Government warned of ‘serious risk’ to services as UKCloud customers hit with sevenfold price increase
Customers that cannot pay fees seven times higher than contracted price face a race against time...
Think tank Policy Exchange has scaled back its proposal for a local Government Digital Service (LGDS), saying it should be limited to creating and managing an online app store.
Publictechnology takes a look at the 10 most read stories affecting council ICT during 2014.
Purchases by local authorities through the G-Cloud framework jumped by almost a third in October over the previous month's total.
The public sector is seeing the rapid rise of “shadow IT” – the phenomenon where departments are buying their own tech solutions, according to a new report.
A European partnership has launched a tender aimed at overcoming obstacles to the adoption of cloud computing by the public sector.
Purchases by local authorities through the G-Cloud framework totalled £1.86m in October, up 6.3% on the figure for August.
As governmenlooks to the cloud, how do those on the ground mitigate the risks? A recent round table explored the issue, as Samera Owusu Tutu reports.
The government’s new Digital Marketplace platform is meeting its aim of improving ability to search products, according to initial data.
Steve Shakespeare says cloud services offer councils the chance to deliver efficient, accessible, always-on services.
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.