Cloud

Councils and the complexities of cloud migration

17/06/2019

Richard Blanford explains why cloud adoption is naturally slower in local government.

Four steps to creating the ideal cloud-ready network

24/05/2019

How to plan and manage your network to unlock the rewards of the cloud.

Cloud migration: Key considerations for local authorities

22/05/2019

Cloud migration is a key priority for many organisations. Paul Mercina outlines what councils have to think about when they make the move to the cloud.

Mission possible

21/05/2019

Jonathan Sharp explores how digital transformation is changing the face of local government.

Cloud – the next generation

16/05/2019

The Cloud Industry Forum's latest research explores how prepared enterprises are for the disruption from cloud.

EventApp - Transforming event planning

09/05/2019

Find out how the EventApp is transforming event planning for UK councils.

Don’t let security cloud your views on digital transformation

30/04/2019

Discover what you need to know to dispel the myths around how to move to the cloud securely.

Cloud – the next generation

29/03/2019

The Cloud Industry Forum's latest research explores how prepared enterprises are for the disruption from cloud.

Councils slow to adopt cloud storage, research reveals

22/01/2019

Only a fifth of councils are storing at least 10% of their data in the cloud, new research has revealed.

Aylesbury Vale's experience of transitioning to the cloud

05/11/2018

Maryvonne Hassall, assistant director for digital strategy at Aylesbury Vale District Council, explains how they have managed to save £6m by adopting a cloud system.

Dispelling the myth: future networks whitepaper

25/06/2018

A new whitepaper – produced by BT - looks set to dispel the myths surrounding ‘future networks’ and achieving a smarter digital future for organisations.

Are councils embracing a 'Cloud First' approach?

22/06/2018

Darren Fields explains why local authorities should embrace cloud migration to drive citizen services.

Councils lack a formal cloud strategies, says report

27/03/2018

The majority of councils are yet to formalise the way they use cloud computing in their organisations, new research reveals.

Technology and the public sector 2018

15/01/2018

Jos Creese outlines some key technology trends councils should focus on in 2018.

Councils warned not to switch to the cloud too quickly

24/04/2017

Councils have been warned not to make the shift to the cloud ‘too hastily’ after a new study found it can create problems with data security and a loss of control.

Councils 'reluctant' to adopt cloud-based printing

09/02/2017

Councils are leaving themselves exposed to productivity and efficiency losses as many have been reluctant to adopt cloud-based printing.

Who needs telephones? Rolling out Skype for Business in Ealing

04/11/2016

William Eichler finds out why Ealing Council has moved its telephony system to the cloud.

Better together?

06/10/2016

Bob Quin explains why the cloud will play a crucial role in successfully delivering shared services.

Stockport Council signs data centre deal

28/06/2016

Stockport City Council has significantly reduced its data centre footprint by moving to an enterprise cloud solution.

Peterborough scopes global smart cities award

27/06/2016

Peterborough City Council has won the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Global Public Sector Smart City Award.

Is cloud deployment a dangerous myth?

15/03/2016

What should local authorities consider before cloud deployment? William Eichler reports.

Why SMEs are key to shaping our cities for the future

08/03/2016

Will Pryke explains why SMEs are key to shaping our cities for the future.

Why local government needs to grasp flexible working

07/03/2016

Find out why councils should be embracing cloud call centres and other remote working solutions

Social, collaboration and mobile: The drivers of change

08/12/2015

Duncan Farley examines the trends that are encouraging staff to work in more efficient ways, helping to save money and get more done with less.

Innovation in inertia – the cultural barrier

31/07/2015

Why councils need to overcome cultural barriers and the skills gaps to achieve transformational change.

Public sector staff 'don't trust' cloud computing shows survey

07/07/2015

Only a third of public sector staff are comfortable using cloud computing, with the majority (92%) saying they have concerns over data security, according to a new survey.

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The biodiversity challenge

Alex Robinson explains lessons for councils and their partners from Oxford City Council and Grosvenor’s approach at their Barton Park development.
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