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...
University of Cambridge delivers business continuity with sustainable IT
University of Cambridge chose Citrix Workspace to deliver an efficient, sustainable desktop, and gained work-from-home continuity when Covid-19 struck
Government agrees cross-public sector deal with Google Cloud
Vendor signs a memorandum of understanding with CCS, including preferential terms and access to technology
Test and trace scheme to keep citizens’ personal data for 20 years
PHE also reveals outsourcers Serco and Sitel will process sensitive information and claims length of retention is ‘because Covid-19 is a new disease’
Use Your Own Device is the fast track solution the UK Government needs to mobilise its staff
Stephen Twynam of Citrix argues that by adjusting Bring Your Own Device to Use Your Own Device, the sentiment shifts and the negative connotations of BYOD are alleviated
HMRC approved for £120m in contract extensions with Accenture and BT
Newly published spend-control data shows that deals were awarded to extend service provision until 2022
Citrix on Sustainability – What the future holds
In our final series Citrix on Sustainability, watch as Northern Europe Area Vice President Michelle Senecal de Fonseca joins Fred Dahlman, Associate Professor of Strategy and Sustainability at the University of Warwick Business School, Jarvis Smith, Media Owner, My Green Pod and Jeppe Juel, Managing Consultant Director, NNIT to discuss...
Rights groups question whether plans for NHS data store are ‘appropriate, lawful and just’
Signatories including Liberty and Open Knowledge Foundation call for greater transparency
Home Office tells staff working from home may be required for another year
Department will shortly issue guidance on support with buying tech
MoD goes straight to Microsoft for first-of-its-kind £20m Azure deal
Department says it was necessary to skip competitive process and award contract – which includes early access to Microsoft products – directly to vendor
Cambridge University suspends all face-to-face lectures until summer 2021
Institution declares that lectures will be provided in online-only form
WATCH: Citrix on Sustainability – A better way to work
Watch this short animation from Citrix to see if there’s a better way to work which is not only better for you, but also better for the planet.
WATCH: How the Civil Aviation Authority embraced agile
When legislation required the UK aviation regulator to build a service for registering drones, it turned to user-centred design and agile development
WATCH: Citrix on sustainability and business
Sustainability is increasingly influencing the decisions people make. Citrix discusses the questions this raises for business with three industry experts.
Analysis: which departments are seeking digital outcomes?
The Digital Marketplace, and the frameworks it supports, are designed to help Whitehall procure in an agile way. But PublicTechnology finds the frequency and type of usage varies significantly across departments
Taking the IT drama out of the Covid-19 crisis
Jon Murden, lead healthcare technologist for the UK and Ireland at Citrix, explains how the company is helping NHS trusts fast-track their remote-working capabilities in a matter of hours
Foreign Office gets green light for £94m Oracle upgrade
Spend control data shows business case approved for Atlas programme
NHS bodies offered free use of Microsoft Teams
Technology can support remote working
No intention of ‘watering down’ Cloud First policy, minister claims
GDS review concluded that moving to US-style nomenclature would be ‘confusing’
Bidding opens on £2bn G-Cloud 12
Suppliers invited to apply for latest iteration of flagship procurement vehicle – which may the last before it is restructured into more specialised deals
HMRC awards £3.5m deals to move case management into AWS cloud
Tax agency picks two suppliers to deliver ‘infrastructure and technology upgrade'
HMRC chief gives thumbs up to five-year cloud migration programme
Assessment of long-term tech overhaul concludes that scheme is on track and represents good value