White Papers

Data breaches and cyber spending – tracking public sector security trends


In this research PublicTechnology – in association with Cyber Ark – sought to find out how the public sector’s approach to data protection and cybersecurity has developed in recent years. 

Eliminating the growing pains of government IT modernisation


UK Government departments and agencies are undergoing a transformative phase in technological modernisation in order to bring a private-sector level of customer experience to citizens. In this report, Cloudera examines the three biggest challenges - managing workflow continuity, leveraging the immense quantity of data made available by modernisation, and guaranteeing security and governance across hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

Modernising Spend Management in the Public Sector: Efficiency and Simplicity


This whitepaper by Global Data, commissioned by SAP Concur, explores some of the public sector's successful implementations of spend management systems

Digital Transformation in UK Central Government


This report by Citrix explores how to best deliver both the human and functional aspirations of the government’s Smarter Working programme 

Covid-19: Enabling a return to normality with an effective public warning system


Are contact tracing apps or a “Test, Track and Trace” strategy enough to get the UK safely back to normal after COVID-19? A public warning system that leverages location data for targeted alerts to mobile phones can extend the value of this approach.

This white paper from Everbridge looks at the learnings from countries that used such systems to accelerate a return to normal.

Serve today, build tomorrow: A guide to delivering responsive local government


This eBook by HPE shows how hybrid cloud services can be used to transform and enhance relationships with citizens and businesses. 

For sense and sustainability: IT and sustainability in the public sector


This report by Citrix reviews the results of a survey of more than 500 organisations to build a picture of their priorities, policies, and potential for more sustainable IT

Webinar: How to Design a Government Service


In this webinar, hear from the Civil Aviation Authority and its delivery partner BJSS on how it developed a service for resgistering drones.

Transforming healthcare and access to electronic patient records for the NHS


Featuring case studies from Portsmouth Hospitals and Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust, Citrix’s new report explores how today’s advances in technology are delivering positive change in healthcare. 

Insider Data Breach Survey 2020


This report from Egress, built on the back of an independent survey, explores the significant challenge of insider breaches – employees either deliberately or accidentally sharing sensitive data.

Digital Self-Service in the Public Sector


Since the introduction of the Government Transformation Strategy (2017), public sector organisations have set out to transform the relationship between citizen and state. But a recent survey found that only 8% of participants are ‘very confident’ in their organisation’s readiness to respond to digital challenges. This report from GOSS Interactive outlines the results of the survey, provides case study examples, and offers recommendations for organisations looking to deliver successful digital strategies. 

The future of mobile working in the public sector


Today, public sector organisations are faced with ambitious targets for service improvements and if these targets are to be achieved, resource management is crucial. This report from CACI examines the results of a survey into how public sector organisations are managing their mobile workforce resources.

Are you cloud first or cloud smart?


In this podcast Phoenix Software are joined by VMware’s Director of Global Cloud Strategy to discuss practical options for UK public sector IT teams, who are finding that there are challenges in fully adopting a cloud first approach.

Maximize your investment in Microsoft Office 365 with Citrix Workspace


Office 365 has much to offer organisations of all sizes – but any public cloud-based solution may introduce risk as well as opportunity. In this report, Citrix shares their recommendations for addressing common challenges and establishing an integrated approach to cloud, mobility, security, user experience and overall IT efficiency. 

SD-WAN is the cornerstone of network transformation


This new report by International Data Corporation shows why digital transformation should go hand in hand with network transformation and reviews the factors that organisations should carefully consider in their network migration. 

2018 Unisys Security Index: United Kingdom Report


This report covers the results of the 2018 Unisys Security Index – the only recurring snapshot of security concerns conducted globally. The index is a calculated score out of 3001 that measures consumer attitude over time across eight areas of security in four categories: national security, financial security, internet security, and personal security. 

A Practical Approach to Cloud in Local Government


 Leaders of 13 local authorities, brought together by local government solutions specialist Pythagoras, share their insights on making cloud a success 

Dispelling the myth: future networks


This paper looks to dispel some of the myths that around global networks, and explain how BT Intelligent Connectivity delivers smarter networks. Networks that help you transform your organisation and meet your challenges – today and in the future.

Securing the digital enterprise


This report from BT explores the five steps you have to navigate to protect your organisation from attack.

The Digital Frontline: Rethinking the use of data and information in modern policing


Dods partnered with MarkLogic to explore how police forces today are using data and what the barriers are to doing so more effectively. Front-line and senior employees from 34 regional police forces across the UK were surveyed, illustrating how ineffective data management may be costing police valuable time.

Five trends driving digital government


This report by Vodafone offers central government solutions backed by Vodafone's infrastructure, ensuring high levels of availability, security and resilience.

Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report


The Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report explores the dynamics of the escelating impact of security breaches, the pace and scale of technology, and how threat actors are infiltrating systems.

IBM pathways for GDPR readiness


This IBM paper helps organisations better understand how they can start preparing for the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation

What's holding back local government digital adoption?


This 8x8 report, which canvasses the views of 1,095 local government staff in the UK, reveals a significant appetite for new technology.

Our Changing State: Mergers and demergers of non-departmental public bodies


This whitepaper by Browne Jacobson comes on the heels of a roundtable that explored how the public sector can develop awareness of and better manage reforms to its landscape.

Digital Reinvention in action: What to do and how to make it happen


This IBM whitepaper shows how Digital Reinvention will involve a fundamental reimagining of how organisations operate and how they engage with their environment.