Latest Procurement articles

Wirral Borough Council searching for web-based asset management solution

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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

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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

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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

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

National Audit Office set to replace Oracle ERP system in £1m tender

NAO to replace Oracle e-Business Suite system to get 'additional functionality'
07 Mar 2014

Post Office looking for front office IT applications services provider in £530m tender

Services comprise customer-facing transactions across multiple channels including the website and mobile
25 Feb 2014

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity looking for CRM software solution

Project could accommodate more than one vendor and implementation partner
21 Feb 2014

Public transport firm Metro on the hunt for a data centre partner

Partner has to provide flexible data centre solution, around the clock staff and other support arrangements
19 Feb 2014

University of Leeds issues £6m tender for 'high performance computing' replacement

Institution to judge applications on capacity, past experience, resources and quality assurance
17 Feb 2014

BT to sue NHS Scotland for £20m in damages after losing out on £110m contract

Telecoms giant was not allowed a second run at SWAN procurement process
12 Feb 2014

Janet UK looking for co-location data centre provider in £130m tender

Network for UK research and education community issues tender that could last for 15 years
12 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

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

Dorset County Council to outsource ICT technical resources in £100m tender

Framework will be open for collaboration and access by other public sector bodies
27 Jan 2014

BBC issues £248m worth of tenders for playout services

Technology partner Atos may be involved to assist in scoping, drafting and evaluating of tenders
27 Jan 2014

Government claims it has “drawn the line” on wasteful IT contracts

Government has to adhere to 'red lines' in order for taxpayers to get better value for money
24 Jan 2014

City University London seeking data storage service solution

The university wants to replace part of its ageing storage infrastructure in £600k deal
23 Jan 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

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

Technology and analytics high priorities for chief procurement officers in 2014 – Deloitte

Seven out of 10 CPOs plan 'some' or 'heavy' investment in technology over the next year
02 Jan 2014

Post Office seeks back office and network suppliers in £200m contracts

Company wants a 'scalable and flexible' back office solution to allow it to 'grow with customer needs'
24 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