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The dust settles on Edinburgh's £186m ICT services award
By David Bicknell
Proposed contract enters Alcatel period; attention now switches to procurement projects in Glasgow and Kent
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Online school place applications - getting parents onboard
As Calderdale Council journeys towards paperless public facing services, councillor Tim Swift, the council's leader, talks about the success the authority has achieved so far
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When it comes to protecting sensitive information, how much is enough?
Phil Davies, Director Network & Infrastructure Systems at Thales UK discusses the landscape for securing sensitive government information and the successor to the Public Services Network (PSN) framework post-budget and what it means for the technology industry
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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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UK Environment Secretary opens the data floodgates
Defra's plan to publicly release 8,000 datasets over the next 12 is expected to drive innovation across the agricultural sector, but ensuring a sustainable, consistent supply of open data will be vital for further benefits, says Open Data Institute policy lead Ellen Broad
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Manchester city united in its devolution drive
By David Bicknell
Council leader Sir Richard Leese discusses the city's DevoManc devolution plans, the tight deadlines for delivery and the likely impact on procurement and the local digital economy
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Changing mindsets: Why cloud is Peterborough's first choice
Security should not be seen as a barrier preventing public sector organisations from using cloud services to support innovation, argues Richard Godfrey, assistant director for Peterborough City Council’s Digital Peterborough campaign.
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Innovating for safe public sector information sharing
Innopsis chair Phil Gibson discusses why the benefits are manifest for open and safe public sector information sharing, provided the appropriate information governance standards are in place
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The Care Act: No time to dilly dally
The Care Act provides local authorities with a chance to put in place a robust digital environment that lends itself to wider organisational benefit, writes Aingaran Pillai, CTO and founder of Zaizi
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G-Cloud Terms and Conditions apply
Is there a case for updating the G-Cloud Framework terms & conditions, to ensure sustained growth and opportunities for SMEs? Skyscape's Simon Hansford thinks so
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A manifesto for e-procurement change
Political parties have made increased SME participation in Whitehall procurement a key plank of their election platforms. But how they plan on working with existing and upcoming regulations to achieve this is unclear. Pedro Paulo, chief executive of e-procurement specialist Gatewit, explains
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How Insight is helping Barnet Council make informed decisions
Barnet Council chief executive Andrew Travers explains the council's use of insight through data to improve its understanding of residents and deliver better, more informed services
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Creating more IT Apprenticeships
In the UK National Week of Apprenticeships, Jos Creese, the new president of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, explains why he is supporting initiatives to grow IT apprenticeships that highlight the business impacts of IT
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Making the PSN better - who wouldn't want that?
Phil Gibson, chair of PSNGB, the industry association for PSN suppliers, gives his response to comments last week from James Duncan which signalled the future direction for PSN
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Enterprise Computing for Government? Yes, but only on enterprise terms and conditions
PSNGB director Neil Mellor calls for stability, guidance and sense in 2015 for PSN
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