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Maude cites ICT record as he refutes Whitehall waste allegations

Francis Maude
Maude highlights the renegotiation of IT contracts and collaborative procurement as being successful cost-cutting measures
12 Jan 2012

Rail operator awards major network upgrade deal to O2 Unify

Network Rail workers at work
Three-year, multimillion pound deal to refresh Network Rail's Cisco kit
09 Jan 2012

Houses of Parliament to get state-of-the-art data network

Houses of Parliament from above
£3m network to include unified communications capabilities
09 Jan 2012

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust announces five-year deal with Atos

Atos and Fortrus to provide electronic records system
06 Jan 2012

CIOs rail against vendor lock-in

A recent Computing survey reveals that many enterprise IT leaders feel hamstrung by the deals they have struck with vendors
04 Jan 2012

British Waterways Scotland splashes out £2.3m to update its IT

Scottish government body awards three-year contract to Amor Group
03 Jan 2012

JP Morgan goes live with Maxeler supercomputer

Supercomputer uses FPGA chips to perform complex calculations at high speed
20 Dec 2011

Rosslyn platform will cut costs for NSPCC

The platform's in-built invoice checker and spend visibility function will help it save money
02 Dec 2011

Network Rail plans upgrade to engineer tracking system

Firm is looking for a hosted solution that is easier and cheaper to operate than its current system
29 Nov 2011

Intellect initiatives will help government talk to SMEs

The Intellect report follows consultation with key figures, including government CIO Joe Harley
21 Nov 2011

Birmingham council aims to deploy £125m city-wide wireless broadband network

It wants speeds faster than those available on 3G
17 Nov 2011

Cisco CTO: the CTO's role has changed

Cisco's Ian Foddering is an example of a new breed of CTO: externally facing and active as an industry spokesperson
14 Nov 2011

IT salesmen dead? If only


14 Nov 2011

Government toolkit aims to boost open source procurement

The package gives advice around total cost of ownership and security
04 Nov 2011

DWP awards another big IT contract to another big supplier

The contract with Accenture will be worth up to £490m over seven years
03 Nov 2011

The Guinness Partnership issues £1.5m tender for finance system

The new finance system rollout is likely to prompt a hardware upgrade
03 Nov 2011

ACS secures £17m contract with Northern Ireland HSC

Northern Ireland Health and Social Care aims to save £8m a year for 10 years
01 Nov 2011

Government's G-Cloud strategy begins to take shape

The government expects public cloud services to deliver at least 50 per cent of its ICT capacity by 2015
01 Nov 2011

Government details its vision for cloud, green and end user IT

Four new government reports detail Whitehall's ICT goals
28 Oct 2011

Opinion: Five steps to better cost control

Diligent and detailed expense tracking is the bedrock of sound budget management
18 Oct 2011

MoJ embarks on major prison service tech upgrade

National Offender Management Service deal covers desktops, networks, telephony and applications
06 Oct 2011

Can consumerisation be made to work?

IT leaders and industry insiders discuss the pros and cons of leaving users to their own devices
05 Oct 2011

IT in healthcare pt1: Can innovation thrive under the knife?

Pressure on NHS budgets is forcing IT chiefs to explore shared front- and back-office systems, new procurement frameworks and cloud computing
04 Oct 2011

Gartner: Cutting IT costs by 25 per cent can be done in 10 steps

Analyst firms outlines its action plan for reducing IT expenditure
29 Sep 2011