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Bristol City Council to migrate IT infrastructure to the cloud in £1.5m deal

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Bristol City Council's IT services procured via the government's G-Cloud framework
01 Sep 2014

Medway Council upgrades and virtualises its outdated IT estate

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Medway Council shifts to virtual desktops to support its move to more flexible working
29 Aug 2014

Braintree District Council seeks software package in £10m tender

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Framework agreement will be available to all UK public-sector bodies, says council
04 Aug 2014

Councils are not ‘wasting millions’ by ignoring G-Cloud, claims Socitm

Socitm hits back at Bull Information Systems' suggestion that G-Cloud is always the most cost-effective option
06 Jun 2014

Harrow Council on the hunt for ICT services in £100m tender

Vendor has to cover infrastructure, applications and service management
09 May 2014

South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council in £1.5m shared services deal with Civica

Agreement designed to make authorities more efficient by digitising services and cutting costs
07 May 2014

Liverpool City Council seeks financial management system

Council wants system to help it to cope with significant reductions in budget and resources
22 Apr 2014

Wirral Borough Council searching for web-based asset management solution

Council wants to replace existing software and standalone data sources in £180,000 tender
07 Apr 2014

London borough to roll out Google Chromebooks to escape Microsoft's licensing costs

Barking and Dagenham claims it would have to pay over £200,000 more to replace outgoing Windows XP desktops with Windows 7 PCs
02 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

Basildon Borough Council deploys Microsoft Dynamics CRM in bid to cut costs and improve efficiency

Smarter decisions based on customer insight will enable the council to become more efficient, says project manager
28 Mar 2014

Councils' shared services venture LGSS on the lookout for ERP solution

LGSS on the hunt for product based on existing Oracle and Agresso software or an alternative new solution
19 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

Essex County Council selects Fujitsu for £16.6m IT transformation project

Fujitsu will implement Oracle's E-Business Suite, Hyperion, OBIEE and Taleo
19 Feb 2014

Hartlepool Council outsources IT to Northgate Public Services

Council says it will save £7.63m over seven-year contract
11 Feb 2014

Camden Council bids to save money and improve services with new digital strategy

London borough plans to harness mobile technology and big data
10 Feb 2014

Dorset County Council issues £30m tender for EIAA and end-user computing

Council seeks framework agreement with suitable suppliers to help it deliver enterprise information assurance architecture
05 Feb 2014

Hammersmith and Fulham Council opts for Colt's VDI solution ahead of Citrix XenApp to reduce costs

Replacing Citrix Presentation Server will help council to save £2m in four years
03 Feb 2014

Cheshire councils looking for ITSM software system

Councils want to replace old software which will no longer be supported after July 2014
30 Jan 2014

Brent Council picks Xirrus Wi-Fi for its 'cost-effectiveness and flexibility'

Wi-Fi will be used by 2,600 council staff, a third of whom use iPads every day
16 Jan 2014

South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils tender for £6m shared services project

Shared services contract could expand to incorporate a number of councils in the South West
10 Jan 2014

Cambridgeshire County Council takes on Ipswitch's MOVEit solution to transfer data securely

Council says it can now transfer data securely to third parties
20 Nov 2013

Derbyshire County Council on the hunt for suppliers in £1.2m networking tender

Initial three-year deal includes the supply, maintenance and support of networking equipment
01 Nov 2013

Torbay Council replaces Gartner Magic Quadrant BI vendor with rival Logi Analytics

Council claims the move gave it a 123 per cent ROI in the first two months
02 Oct 2013