procurement

Defra Extends IBM Contract For £30m Due To Brexit Pressure

Defra has more than 250 applications to update ahead of Brexit next year

4 years ago

G-Cloud 9 Launches As Tony Singleton Leaves Civil Service

The latest framework introduces easier searches, even as the man who created it announces his departure from the civil service

5 years ago

IT Upgrade Blunder Leaves MoD Suppliers Millions Out Of Pocket

Some suppliers have been forced to take out loans to pay staff and suppliers

5 years ago

GDS: Public Services Network On The Way Out As G-Cloud 9 Nears

Government cancels PSN's long-term future while announcing schedule for upcoming G-Cloud procurement framework

5 years ago

Home Office Extends Fujitsu Contract Another Two Years

The long-running contract will now extend to the spring of 2018, in spite of official Whitehall policy favouring smaller suppliers

6 years ago

New Cabinet Office Minister Welcomes Smaller IT Suppliers

New 'Supplier Standard' aims for closer collaboration with industry and better access for smaller businesses

6 years ago

G-Cloud Dream Is ‘Dying’, Claims Founding Adopter

Early G-Cloud adopter claims framework is dying, and slams “pitiful returns”, buyer attitudes and broken app store

6 years ago

Apple Is Latest US Firm To Be Excluded From Chinese Government Procurements

Apple becomes the latest western tech firm excluded from Chinese government procurement projects

8 years ago

Public Sector Spent Almost £200 Million Through G-Cloud

In line with the government's promises, most of the money went to small and medium businesses

8 years ago

Scotland Launches Digital Procurement Initiative To Attract SMBs

Improve your digital skills and start selling to the government, urges Enterprise Minister Fergus Ewing

8 years ago

German Government Contract Winners Will Have To Denounce The NSA

Participants in public sector procurement will have to promise not to cooperate with foreign intelligence agencies

8 years ago

Met Police To Go Mobile With Tablet Rollout

The Metropolitan Police Service has released its IT transformation plan, which includes a broad tablet deployment and increased use of…

8 years ago

Maude: Open Formats Could Free UK Government From Microsoft Office

Government to save tens of millions of pounds through open formats instead of Microsoft Office software

8 years ago

No More Trainwrecks: UK Government Issues New IT Contract Rules

All public sector IT contracts will be limited to £100 million, will not be extended automatically

8 years ago

Most Councils Ignore G-Cloud, Survey Finds

New report highlights disturbing lack of support for the Government's G-Cloud among local councils

9 years ago

OFT To Investigate Public Sector ICT Procurement

UK competition watchdog launches study into ICT procurement by the public sector

9 years ago

Government Outlines £500m Framework For Education IT

Government to pump loads of money into educational IT, covering mobile devices, networks and more

9 years ago

Government Presses Ahead With G-Cloud III Procurement

The UK government's G-Cloud gets a new version and new features

10 years ago

ProcServe: Opening Government Procurement To SMEs

Nigel Clifford wants any good plumber to be able to work for the UK government

10 years ago

Conflict Of Interest Derails UK Open Source Consultation

Open source expert's Microsoft involvement takes consultation back to square one

10 years ago

ENISA Urges Security Monitoring For Cloud Contracts

Many public sector IT procurement officers are under-informed on security issues related to the shift to the cloud, but that…

10 years ago

South Lanarkshire Plans £40m IT Revamp For Schools

South Lanarkshire Council is looking for an IT supplier for schools and libraries acros the region

10 years ago

Government Advertises £4bn ICT Framework

The new procurement framework for public-sector bodies will cover everything from desktops to servers to tablets

10 years ago

First G-Cloud Services ‘Coming In February’

Some G-Cloud government services will arrive as soon as next month, says official

10 years ago

Sony And Samsung End LCD Panel Joint Venture

Samsung will become Sony's supplier as it acquires S-LCD, the two companies' panel manufacturing joint venture

11 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

IBM Shops For Emptoris Supply Chain Procurement Cloud Service

Emptoris automates the complex buying, bidding and accounting process for enterprise procurement teams

11 years ago

Government Pushes Ahead With Rural Mobile Plans

The government has issued an official notice to suppliers on its plans to tackle rural mobile black-spots

11 years ago

Cabinet Office Plans Open Standards Consultation

A fresh consultation will aim to clarify the government's position on open standards

11 years ago