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...
G-Cloud buyers 'could face legal challenge'
Major changes are needed to ensure the continuing credibility of the G-Cloud project, according to a group of public sector ICT professionals including a senior digital manager at a London council.
Steria snatches ICT services contract from Capita
Provider Steria has won a five year ICT managed services contract worth up to £35 million with Gloucestershire County Council, and will replace incumbent Capita from April.
Beware of the weakest link in PSN
Graeme Stewart says the move to the Public Services Network presents some big security challenges for local authorities, and that they need time to develop solutions.
CloudStore rebuild to increase capacity
The Government Digital Service has announced plans to rebuild and rename its CloudStore platform which allows local authorities and other public bodies to search for suppliers and services available on the G-Cloud framework.
Cloud benefits could evaporate
The launch of an expanded G-Cloud supplier framework earlier this year also marked the formal introduction of a ‘Cloud First’ policy, intended to drive wider adoption of cloud computing in the public sector, which would boost business and offer further savings and efficiencies.
The road ahead for PSN transformation
Part of the PSN outlook for 2014 involves well known milestones for the programme.
G-Force: how suppliers are shaping the G-Cloud
G-Cloud 4 promises even greater access to commodity, cloud-based services with 1,183 suppliers and over 13,000 services. But is the latest incarnation of G-Cloud meeting its remit?
INTERVIEW: David Wilde, CIO at Essex County Council
Publictechnology.net caught up with David Wilde, chief information officer at Essex County Council about the savings being made through ICT.