Public sector

Government extends Commodity IT Hardware & Software framework until January

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Soon-to-expire CITHS framework extended until January after legal challenges delay incoming Technology Products framework
24 Oct 2014

Job Centre set for digital upgrade with free Wi-Fi and biometrics

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London Bridge branch testing new technological departure from queues and notice boards
24 Oct 2014

Oxford University big data and IoT project to 'create the NASA of biomedicine'

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Minister for life sciences George Freeman backs Oxford University and Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine project to harness data to improve NHS cancer treatment
23 Oct 2014

Opinion: The Nadella controversy has highlighted an opportunity gap, not just a pay gap

The founder and CEO of EasySharePoint - and Microsoft Virtual Technical Solutions Professional - Suzy Dean examines the real issues in the wake of the Redmond boss's recent gaffes
23 Oct 2014

Public cloud in 2014: same old pros, same old cons?

Computing polled hundreds of IT leaders about their attitude to, and experience of, public cloud services. John Leonard analyses the responses
22 Oct 2014

Half of Britons have been victims of cyber crime - but many don't know where to report it

Figures released by Cabinet Office suggest citizens don't know what to do when they've been victims of cyber crime
21 Oct 2014

How Polycom video conferencing enables home treatment for NHS Lancashire dialysis patients

Scott Rayner, renal IT manager at Royal Preston Hospital, tells Computing how Polycom is helping to provide better care to patients
17 Oct 2014

H4cked off: Neelie Kroes' €2.5bn for an EU big data push - Potemkin Village policy making

European Commissioner Neelie Kroes wants to splash €2.5bn developing big data in Europe - in a scheme reminiscent of the old 'national champions' policies of the 1970s
17 Oct 2014

ICO issues privacy warning over CCTV, wearable devices and drones

'Surveillance cameras should not be deployed as a quick fix, but a proportionate response to a real and pressing problem,' says ICO's Jonathan Bamford
16 Oct 2014

Windows 10 announcement 'a surprise' to Notts County Council, just weeks after signing 8.1 deal with Microsoft

We’re happy with our choice, but would value an ongoing discussion with Microsoft, says ICT service director
16 Oct 2014

Neelie Kroes' €2.5bn EU big data push – but what will it really do?

Neelie Kroes, the EU's digital agenda commissioner, wants to splash €2.5bn on a scheme to develop big data in Europe
16 Oct 2014

‘Trust has gone from cloud providers,’ argues security expert following Snapchat, iCloud and Dropbox breaches

Data breaches and NSA snooping mean trust in cloud providers won't return for some time, Dr Kevin Curran tells Computing
15 Oct 2014

Full-time IT positions down by nearly 10 per cent at London boroughs since 2012

Local authorities offer fewer permanent ICT jobs as cuts bite
14 Oct 2014

Liam Maxwell: 'We need to reset our relationship with technology'

Government CTO signals the end of big outsourcing contracts to the likes of CSC and Capgemini, and bemoans the situation he was left in by his predecessor
09 Oct 2014

H4cked Off: Naivete, thy name is Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee's solutions to the problem of personal data privacy, shared at IP Expo today, don't address the biggest challenge: most people just don't care
08 Oct 2014

NHS England to forge ahead with 'unchanged' care.data plans

Care.data to be re-started after hiatus as NHS England claims benefits outweigh the data risks
08 Oct 2014

Civil Service appoints its first CEO

Does a track record in gas make him the perfect candidate?
03 Oct 2014

Internet of Things will require new forms of consent, warns EU working party

One-time consent for personal data processing 'outdated' for Internet of Things, suggest EU Article 29 Working Party
30 Sep 2014

‘Crime-as-a-service’ exploited by criminal gangs, warns Europol iOCTA report

Hackers offering services to more 'traditional' gangs looking to get into cyber crime
29 Sep 2014

Worcestershire Council awards HP huge IT managed services contract

HP was cheapest option, says council, and will manage council's migration from legacy telecoms platforms onto new UC platform
29 Sep 2014

Can Digital Britain be a copper-free zone?

A government digital communications consultation document raises the prospect of the UK’s copper-based networks being switched off. But is such a drastic move feasible, or even desirable?
25 Sep 2014

Samsung provides UEL students 4,000 tablets, while exiting Europe laptop market for good

Devices pre-loaded with course textbooks, virtual learning environment resources
25 Sep 2014

Transport for London selects Computacenter and CSC as part of £80m IT framework

Four UK suppliers chosen to provide hardware, software and services across organisation
23 Sep 2014

NHS Spine 2: Q&A with HSCIC

Sooraj Shah speaks to Spine programme head Andrew Meyer and solution architect Martin Sumner about the changes required at HSCIC for the switch to Spine 2
23 Sep 2014