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CGI set for £186m Edinburgh ICT services contract
By David Bicknell
CGI to be preferred bidder for seven year contract which aims to transform council services and save £45m over seven years
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Bristol picks Civica to help drive improved housing management
By David Bicknell
Cloud-driven council will use Housing Cx system in £1.9m, five-year contract to underpin services for 61,000 tenants
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Government as a Platform: it's a business challenge
As the government steps up its Government as a Platform (GaaP) thinking, Steve Thorn, senior vice-president for the Public Sector at CGI UK, argues that the customer-centricity and efficiency equation must be at the heart of its GaaP approach
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Thurrock Council and Serco call end to relationship
By David Bicknell
15-year "strategic services partnership" falls victim to changed financial environment for local government
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Digital and devolution mark Osborne's spending review plans
By David Bicknell
Government looks to achieve £20bn of savings; review will be published at the end of November
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DWP faces £3.2bn benefit error and fraud costs
By Neil Merrett
NAO calls for better use of data by the department to target cost risks, warning delays to Universal Credit have also hampered work to curb incorrect payments
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Network Services framework goes live
By Neil Merrett
Innopsis confirms delayed agreement has launched with 61 suppliers, but believes a review must now be undertaken of the procurement and the challenges faced
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Uncertainty remains over Network Services and DSF2 plans
By Neil Merrett
CCS says Network Services award could come in the next week after ongoing delays, but no timeline has as yet been set for DSF2 launch
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Universal Credit service centre staff to strike next week
By Neil Merrett
More than 1000 staff at two sites supporting the government's welfare reforms will strike for 48 hours from next Monday after DWP talks fail
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CCS Digital Marketplace tour to target local authority needs
By Neil Merrett
Roadshow event will tour multiple UK cities to detail upcoming DSF and G-Cloud developments and address stakeholder questions on both frameworks
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