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Foreign & Commonwealth Office awards Capgemini £6.3m ERP contract

Yet another government contract for Capgemini sees it oversee upgrades of finance, procurement, projects, HR and payroll function
01 Apr 2014

Putting digital first: An interview with Camden Council CIO John Jackson

Jackson tells Computing how the council’s digital strategy is changing the way its staff work
31 Mar 2014

OFT calls for improvements in public-sector ICT procurement

OFT believes more can be done to increase competition for contracts
26 Mar 2014

Revolution in Parliament: BYOD and cloud reaches the corridors of power

Joan Miller, director of Parliamentary ICT, reveals how MPs and Lords are going mobile, while migrating to cloud services
26 Mar 2014

'Cloud doesn’t exist where broadband doesn’t exist,' says Essex CIO

David Wilde tells Think Cloud for Government event that more infrastructure needed to support cloud in rural areas
25 Mar 2014

Government digital strategy liberates public sector IT personnel from 'fixing BlackBerrys', CTO

Government CTO Liam Maxwell tells Think Cloud conference that reforms have allowed staff to focus on "mission IT"
25 Mar 2014

Camden Council CIO hits out at G-Cloud complexity

Complicated pricing, short-length contracts and unaccommodating terms and conditions need to change, says John Jackson
11 Mar 2014

Advanced Computer Software acquires Compass for £14.5m as it looks to expand education offerings

Company will hope to sell existing finance and procurement solutions to Compass' 350 college customers
03 Feb 2014

Changing public sector IT suppliers should be more like 'uSwitch for government' says digital COO

Tony Singleton says it needs to be much easier to pick the right supplier for the job in Government ICT 2014 keynote
14 Jan 2014

Government advises public sector organisations on cloud services

Document intended to help organisations consider security features of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
23 Dec 2013

Nine in 10 local councils have made no G-Cloud procurements

Survey by Six Degrees group suggests G-Cloud struggling for momentum outside Whitehall
20 Dec 2013

Former DWP employee slams department for "risk averse" strategy and seeking tabloid approval

Lead IT suppliers are equally to blame for project flaws, claims ex-consultant
12 Nov 2013

Francis Maude hails G-Cloud as it expands to over 1,000 suppliers

Francis Maude praises SMEs for being vast majority of suppliers on government digital store
30 Oct 2013

Hounslow Council puts its faith in the cloud, and to hell with the NSA

Council selects Box for document storage and collaboration, and plans to go infrastructure-free in five years
10 Oct 2013

'Security by default' agenda required to improve public sector cyber security

McAfee's Graeme Stewart says service providers at every level of the public sector supply chain must be educated about the need for proper cyber security
27 Aug 2013

HMRC's five-year plan as renewal approaches on Capgemini's Aspire contract

The tax authority is moving from a monolithic IT systems architecture to a ‘multi-sourced model’ with an integrator and multiple suppliers. Graeme Burton talks to HMRC’s outgoing CIO, Mark Hall, and Capgemini’s Craig Mills
07 Aug 2013

CIO Interview: Rocco Labellarte, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead CIO Rocco Labellarte and chief architect Dan Goodman explain their ongoing plans to make the council the first entirely cloud-based local authority in the UK
21 Jun 2013

Oracle to open cloud data centre dedicated to G-Cloud

Computer giant follows Salesforce in announcing public-sector-focused data centre
14 May 2013

Salesforce to open UK data centre to support European growth

Slough selected to host Salesforce's European data centre
02 May 2013

Forecast for council IT: more cloud

Staffordshire IT chief Sander Kristel discusses his first experience of using the G-Cloud procurement service, and explains why he believes cloud will play an increasingly important role in public-sector ICT
23 Jan 2013

Government touts 'bigger and better' G-Cloud iii

Deadline for submission of tenders is 21 February
14 Jan 2013

Public sector IT: A look ahead to 2013

Computing examines what lies ahead for public sector IT in 2013
19 Dec 2012

G-Cloud is a ‘suicidal mission with no exit’ says LinuxIT CEO

Open standards required to make government cloud work, says Dawes-Huish
14 Dec 2012

Government CIO proposes 'App Store' structure for G-Cloud

Andy Nelson also wants to see better community feedback and service rating functionality
13 Dec 2012