Amazon hosting deal with GDS doubles to £6.6m a year as minister fends off questions over UK chief’s advisory role
New contract came into effect on 1 July, as minister claims government has ‘robust measures’ to mitigate against possible conflicts of interest
James Butler of software and IT services firm Trustmarque examines how to ‘bridge the gap’ between private and public sector adoption
The DVLA has announced plans to move off the majority of its legacy systems within three years.
Ensuring spaces can be booked by the public and other bodies can bring in revenue and create efficiencies, argues Chris Smith of Kajima
The UK would introduce an Estonia-style virtual identity card for EU nationals who settle in the UK following Brexit, according to reports.
Joe Kim of SolarWinds looks at what government IT pros can expect from hybrid IT, and whether implementing it will provide any benefits
Four suppliers expected to tender to supply patient administration and clinical systems to primary care providers
Des Ward, information governance director at Innopsis, reflects on the real story behind the WannaCry cyber-attack.
The £90k role will oversee the delivery of the DVLA's ICT and digital vision
Tackling shadow IT should be an urgent priority for government in the wake of the WannaCry breach on the NHS, says Julian Cook.
An NHS-wide cloud for sharing diagnostic images and intelligence across the health service could mean huge economies of scale, stronger collaboration, and rapid digitisation, according to Jane Rendall and Fredrik Gustavsson.
The UK government says that it wants to move to the Cloud. Here’s why it’s not happening yet.
- G-Cloud pioneer will leave his current job at the Institute for Apprenticeships at the end of July.
The new iteration of G-Cloud launches today, with changes intended to make it easier to find relevant services – view the list of 2,847 suppliers making it onto the framework.
A council was forced to block all emails from the public and external organisations for a week following the NHS cyber attack, it has emerged
Advert for team of six with a £600,000 budget comes as former privacy adviser calls for a total review and reset of the government’s identity assurance services
Scoping exercise launched for an organisation to cut down duplication and add value to a tech ecosystem that ‘drifts too readily’ towards tech solutions in search of problems
Commentators say scale of work was ‘underestimated’ by both sides - but smaller scale pilots offer opportunity to boost collaboration between central and local government
Eduserv report finds that just 3% of local government HR leaders rate digital literacy of frontline staff as ‘good’ - and that traditional, formal training programmes might not be the best option
Industry body calls on mayors to appoint a chief digital and innovation champion and use their influence to boost smart procurement, open data and digital skills
Survey finds public sector isn’t making the most of digital, with costs, culture and legacy systems identified as major barriers to transformation
Government to test ‘model contracts’ in a bid to bring procurement into the digital age