Latest Procurement articles

Government touts 'bigger and better' G-Cloud iii

Cloud computing suppliers announced by government
Deadline for submission of tenders is 21 February
14 Jan 2013

G-Cloud is a ‘suicidal mission with no exit’ says LinuxIT CEO

Cloud computing suppliers announced by government
Open standards required to make government cloud work, says Dawes-Huish
14 Dec 2012

NHS Trust issues tender of up to £100m for IT hardware

Tablet device in hospital
Hardware to include tablets and desktops
26 Nov 2012

East Sussex and Surrey county councils issue £60m shared services tender

Tender is for the development of existing SAP systems
14 Nov 2012

University of Cumbria issues £3m tender for IT infrastructure service

Six-year deal to replace 'end of life' on-premise datacentre
08 Nov 2012

PSN contracts need to be long-term for most benefit, says Surrey Council IT manager

Renegotiating short-term deals can be a 'struggle' and 'a waste of money'
05 Nov 2012

US Congress: Huawei and ZTE 'are a security threat'

Congressional panel claims that the Chinese telecommunications equipment providers could be used for Chinese military and economic espionage
08 Oct 2012

Case study: SaaS-based service management at Addleshaw Goddard

Law firm opts for ServiceNow ahead of CA, BMC and ICCM
05 Oct 2012

Case Study: CRM at Threadneedle Investments

Threadneedle selected Salesforce.com ahead of Microsoft Dynamics and CDC Pivotal
24 Sep 2012

Harley: Government focus needs to be on implementation of ICT strategy

Ex-government CIO says renewed focus will see Whitehall reputation restored
20 Aug 2012

G-Cloud programme director slams ‘inaccurate’ use of sales data

Denise McDonagh defends G-Cloud progress; hits back at critics trying to 'trip up' the programme
17 Aug 2012

Surrey County Council issues tender worth up to £200m for IT framework

Framework designed to respond to changes in public sector
15 Aug 2012

Six London boroughs to install Oracle ERP solution

Boroughs opt for Capgemini to implement software
31 Jul 2012

Whitehall IT chiefs should hang their heads in shame over this ‘good news’ story


31 Jul 2012

Red tape is undermining security


31 Jul 2012

Bean-counters are ruining Whitehall IT


31 Jul 2012

Public-sector supplier blacklist planned by Francis Maude

Two companies already on blacklist, according to reports.
25 Jul 2012

NHS wastes a fortune on piecemeal IT


11 Jul 2012

£4bn Government Procurement Service IT framework contract finally awarded

Seventeen suppliers selected for four-year deal
03 Jul 2012

'Tougher deals' to save £70m as government plays hard ball with Microsoft and SAP

Central government, local council and NHS join for forces to negotiate software licences
25 Jun 2012

When big business thinks small: a guide to working with technology SMEs

Large organisations are increasingly seeking to tap into the SME market for innovation and agility. But are their procurement processes flexible enough?
19 Jun 2012

Huddle secures vast majority of £453,778 spent on G-Cloud

London-based SME has six out of 11 CloudStore contracts awarded so far
15 Jun 2012

At the helm of government ICT: interview with Andy Nelson

In today’s information-sharing age, can being CIO of such a huge IT user as the British government really be a part-time job? Sooraj Shah spoke to the man himself, Andy Nelson, to find out
06 Jun 2012

CloudStore poses big data challenge


31 May 2012