Government IT spending

Government E-borders Spend Slammed By Auditors

Troubled e-borders scheme has so far wasted £830 million of tax payers money, National Audit Office warns

7 years ago

Government Pledges Millions For Future Technologies

The government has pledged millions of pounds to help bring technologies of the future to market

9 years ago

DWP Universal Credit IT System Slammed By Watchdog

DWP hits back at the NAO report, as Iain Duncan Smith blames poor management by civil servants

9 years ago

Government Promises Digital Courtrooms By 2016

Courtrooms will become 'fully digital' by 2016 as the government seeks to end 'outdated' reliance on paper

9 years ago

Government Axes CIO Role Amid Digital Shakeup

The Cabinet Office has confirmed it is dropping the role of government CIO as part of its ongoing shakeup of…

9 years ago

Police BlackBerry Scheme Slated In New Report

The scheme to equip Britain's police forces with BlackBerry phones has been heavily criticised in a report by MPs

10 years ago

New G-Cloud Leader Warns Government Unprepared For Cloud

Incoming G-Cloud leader has warned the government isn’t ready to make big bets on cloud

10 years ago

G-Cloud Boss Slams Unacceptable Government IT

The outgoing director of the G-Cloud framework has delivered a withering assessment of 'unacceptable' IT within government

10 years ago

Gartner Blames US Dollar For Lower IT Spending Forecast

Gartner has lowered its IT spending forecast, but has blamed the strong US dollar rather than a spending slowdown

10 years ago

Government Names PSN Scheme Suppliers

The Cabinet Office has named twelve network companies providing the Public Sector Network

10 years ago

The ‘New Dell’ Talks Public Sector Problems And HP’s Fall

We talk with Dell's Kevin Jones and Tim Sheppard about attacking the public sector market and its rivals' troubles.

10 years ago

NAO Slams Government Use Of Complex And Expensive ERP Software

Report reveals government's shared services drive as inefficient and loss-making

10 years ago

Cabinet Office Launches Open Standards Consultation

The views of the IT community on what open standards should mean in government ICT are being sought in a…

10 years ago

Police Chiefs Reject Draft Plan For IT Procurement

Police chiefs have rejected the first draft of a plan allowing a private company to manage police IT systems

11 years ago

CSC Expecting £2bn For Botched NHS Project

The NHS NPfIT system fiasco is set to cost the British taxpayer another £2 billion in cancellation fees

11 years ago

EU Pushes Open eGovernment Services Concept

EU commissioner Neelie Kroes has urged the creation of eGovernments and borderless public services

11 years ago

Gov’t Publishes Open Source Procurement Advice

The government has published procurement advice for public sector bodies acquiring open source software

11 years ago

Committee Report Labels Police ICT Unfit For Purpose

A report from MPs has warned the police’s ICT is detrimental to crime prevention and is not fit for purpose

11 years ago

Government Sued For Axing e-Borders Contract

Defence contractor Raytheon is suing the Government for £500 million for terminating its e-Border contract

11 years ago

Government Skunkworks Boss Hails e-Petition Success

Just two weeks old and the government's e-petitions website is proving popular, with 12,000 petitions

11 years ago

Cabinet Office Proposes Cross-Department Cloud

A Government document proposes consolidating back-office functions in a cloud-based platform to save money

11 years ago

Met Police Adopts Online Procurement Tool

The Metropolitan Police is to utilise an online procurement website to help it procure goods and services

11 years ago

UK Government Signs Cloud Deal With Huddle

The Government continues to embrace the Cloud with a new deal designed to cut costs and maximise departmental efficiencies

11 years ago

Labour Government’s IT Record Faces Fresh Criticism

Previous Labour ministers are accused of ordering expensive IT projects to “sex up” their policies

11 years ago

Government Wants Open Standards For IT Procurement

A Cabinet Office policy note has revealed the desire for open standards during IT procurement processes

11 years ago

Government Launches UK Tech Centre Initiative

The government is seeking to develop the UK's high tech skills with plans for a £200 million tech centre network

11 years ago

Capgemini Agrees New Government Cost-Cutting Deal

Another services provider has signed a new deal with the government and, according to Nick Mayes of PAC Consulting, there…

12 years ago

Atos Signs First Cost-Cutting Deal With Government

As part of the UK's plan to save millions of pounds, IT services giant Atos Origin has become the first…

12 years ago

Institute for Web Science Axed In Spending Cuts

Academic organisation led by Tim Berners-Lee will no longer receive funding under new government’s £6.2 billion efficiency plans

12 years ago