When Ariba met HANA
The government says it wants open source solutions to compete on equal terms with proprietary alternatives, but are Whitehall and local authority IT departments still slanting the pitch in favour of the big software vendors?
Staffordshire IT chief Sander Kristel discusses his first experience of using the G-Cloud procurement service, and explains why he believes cloud will play an increasingly important role in public-sector ICT
Deadline for submission of tenders is 21 February
Open standards required to make government cloud work, says Dawes-Huish
Hardware to include tablets and desktops
Tender is for the development of existing SAP systems
Six-year deal to replace 'end of life' on-premise datacentre
Renegotiating short-term deals can be a 'struggle' and 'a waste of money'
Congressional panel claims that the Chinese telecommunications equipment providers could be used for Chinese military and economic espionage
Law firm opts for ServiceNow ahead of CA, BMC and ICCM
Threadneedle selected Salesforce.com ahead of Microsoft Dynamics and CDC Pivotal
Ex-government CIO says renewed focus will see Whitehall reputation restored
Denise McDonagh defends G-Cloud progress; hits back at critics trying to 'trip up' the programme
Framework designed to respond to changes in public sector
Boroughs opt for Capgemini to implement software
Two companies already on blacklist, according to reports.
Seventeen suppliers selected for four-year deal
Central government, local council and NHS join for forces to negotiate software licences
Large organisations are increasingly seeking to tap into the SME market for innovation and agility. But are their procurement processes flexible enough?