Latest Procurement articles

Cabinet Office looks for data centre partners to handle 'top secret' information

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Government wants to partner with a data centre provider in a deal that could be worth £700m
18 Jul 2014

DWP to pay Atos £10m to extend disability reassessments contract

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DWP to spend millions to keep on French firm that wanted to walk away
14 Jul 2014

Ofcom to overhaul IT services

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£25m worth of IT services contracts revealed in pre-tender notice
07 Jul 2014

HP and Capgemini top government suppliers' earnings list - raking in more than £1bn a year each

Whitehall Monitor finds that government continues to splash cash with big IT suppliers despite promise to move to SMEs
27 Jun 2014

Microsoft vs Splunk: how big fish still rule the big data market

A Computing survey reveals a conservative outlook among those looking at big data projects, but for how long will this continue?
11 Jun 2014

Highways Agency selects BAE Systems Applied Intelligence to improve national IT estate

Deal worth £7.5m over three years
11 Jun 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

SMEs receive just 30 per cent of government's £2.3m Digital Services framework spend

Framework was developed to give government easy access to suppliers of "all sizes"
29 May 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014

Wakefield Council issues tender for back-office management system

Four-year contract worth up to £1.4m
19 May 2014

London first UK region to be fully connected to PSN

All 33 boroughs have migrated to government's Public Services Network
19 May 2014

Francis Maude claims G-Cloud procurement spend now over £175m

Cabinet Office minister tells Public Sector Show that over half of sales are going to SMEs.
14 May 2014

HM Treasury opts for NTT Data to provide IT services

Deal could be worth up to £250m, according to tender notice
08 May 2014

Department of Health: G-Cloud is still too complex

Buying processes and CloudStore navigation are some of the pain points in procurement
07 May 2014

Department of Health selects Kahootz to replace IBM Quickr through G-Cloud

Move signals shift away from legacy systems and software, and embrace of "buying things as a service"
06 May 2014

Places for People Group issues £30m tender for IT services hub

Provision of iPads, iPad Minis, Microsoft Surface and Google Chromebook part of mobile working lot
30 Apr 2014

Crown Commercial Service wants specialist supply base for public bodies

Supply base will provide more services and expertise than generalist suppliers, claims CCS
25 Apr 2014

South-East police forces on the hunt for information assurance services in £20m tender

Penetration testing, CLAS advice, RMADS and PIA all included in two-year contract
23 Apr 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

Scottish ministers issue £30m tender for print services on behalf of public sector bodies

Councils, NHS bodies and Transport Scotland included as contracting authorities
14 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

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

OFT calls for improvements in public-sector ICT procurement

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