G-Cloud 9: the necessity of making changes at a procurement level


Warren Smith has committed to starting G-Cloud 9 from scratch. A step in the right direction, says Chris Proctor of Oneserve, but more needs to be done.

G-Cloud awareness


Chris Proctor explores why many local authorities are failing to engage with the G-Cloud framework

Councils failing to adopt G-Cloud reveals survey


Only 3% of councils are using G-Cloud – the government’s framework for procuring cloud-based services – according to the results of a new survey.

Most council staff unaware of G-Cloud, reveals survey


More than three quarters of council staff have not heard of the G-Cloud framework, according to a new survey.

Buying with G-Cloud


Kevin Linsell presents a seven step user guide to making the G-Cloud procurement process more efficient and effective

The future of Network Services


New Network Services framework shows signs of promise for local government

Poll reveals hazy view of G-Cloud


Two-thirds of civil servants do not understand G-Cloud – the Government’s initiative to save money through procurement using cloud technology – a survey has revealed.

Paving the way for WYOD


Why local authorities are ignoring wearables at their peril

Bristol to migrate IT estate to the cloud


Bristol City Council is migrating its IT infrastructure to the cloud and outsourcing the management of its IT estate as part of a £90m cost savings programme.

Society denies councils are 'wasting millions'


IT and digital professionals working in local public services have bit back at claims councils are wasting millions by not using the Government’s G-Cloud framework.

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Vaux: Transforming Sunderland

The iconic Vaux Brewery site in Sunderland has been transformed into THE BEAM: a mixed use hub in the heart of the city centre.
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Data sharing arrangements

Lowri Phillips explains what public bodies should do to meet their legal obligations and minimise the risks.
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