Latest Procurement articles

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

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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

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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

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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

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