Latest Procurement articles

Government outlines £1.5bn framework for software services

Big Ben at the Houses of Parliament in London
The framework will cover ERP, business intelligence and big data
01 Feb 2012

Liverpool NHS Trusts seek IT service provider in deal worth £31.5m

The Liver Building in Liverpool
The two trusts are looking for a single provider for all ICT services
31 Jan 2012

Maude defends government ICT after PASC criticism

Tory Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude
Government ICT on course to losing its "unenviable reputation", says Cabinet Office minister
30 Jan 2012

Government urged to speed up ICT provision reform

PASC report on government ICT strategy says several issues still need to be addressed
27 Jan 2012

West Midlands Police spearheads shared services deal worth up to £3.5bn

Supplier has to provide IT equipment for "cutting-edge approach" to policing
26 Jan 2012

Government issues electronic storage tender worth up to £200m

Contract includes off- and on-site document storage, and scanning and retrieval
26 Jan 2012

Why big is beautiful for vendors


23 Jan 2012

National Grid plans £3.5m data analytics project

Data will be visualised within a geospatial context
16 Jan 2012

Maude cites ICT record as he refutes Whitehall waste allegations

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

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

£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