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Cardiff University looking to replace platform on which Oracle E-Business Suite runs

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University looking for new system to 'reduce administrative burden on researchers and professional services staff'
20 Nov 2014

'We've saved more than £14bn over the last year,' claims government CTO Liam Maxwell

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Government CTO claims multi-billion pound savings as a result of reforms in IT procurement and spending
31 Oct 2014

Government issues £300m IT services tender for education sector

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Providers are expected to be able to supply a range of delivery models, IT solutions and services
28 Oct 2014

Government extends Commodity IT Hardware & Software framework until January

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

Civil Service appoints its first CEO

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

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

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

University of Edinburgh issues tender for next-gen personal response system

University looking to move to a more flexible solution than that currently provided by eInstruction
04 Aug 2014

Braintree District Council seeks software package in £10m tender

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

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

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

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

Ofcom to overhaul IT services

£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