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Lost in translation: defining ‘cultural fit’ in procurement
By David Bicknell
Millstream general manager Penny Godfrey discusses the procurement issues raised around ‘cultural fit’ and worries that the introduction of such criteria sets a dangerous precedent
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PEPPOL set to deliver e-invoicing step-change
The PEPPOL framework is set to revolutionise European e-invoicing and do for electronic trading what interoperability agreements between mobile operators have done since the 1990s, says Richard Manson, commercial director of CloudTrade
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Brexit should speed up digital transformation, not slow it down
Peter Dunn, director UK Public Sector at Rimini Street, argues advocates of digital transformation should be urging a faster and more ambitious approach
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Councils urged to focus their efforts on collaboration and sharing
By David Bicknell
Former Surrey and Croydon ICT Lead Nick Roberts says individual organisations have neither all the information they need to successfully complete end to end citizen tasks, nor the resources to succeed alone
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Worcestershire targets delivering 100% of services online
By David Bicknell
Council believes by focusing on app-driven digital channels developed with OutSystems, it can cut costs, simplify council interaction for citizens, and share solutions with other authorities
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What G-Cloud could learn from DOS
Bhuwan Kaushik, chief executive of Spectromax, argues a DOS-inspired G-Cloud would create a level playing field for all
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Branch Offices: the public sector’s Achilles’ Heel
John Street, regional director, public sector UK and Ireland for Riverbed Technology, discusses the challenge facing technology-starved remote and branch offices
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How the Cloud can help us plan for Brexit
The deployment of cloud technologies mayhelp ease some of the planning necessary to help shape the new post-Brexit political and economic landscape, says John Glover, sales & marketing director at Kahootz
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In defence of G-Cloud
Nicky Stewart, commercial director at Skyscape Cloud Services, responds to recent concerns about G-Cloud from Memset co-founder and managing director Kate Craig-Wood
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Ed Garcez and BT's Tom Baker plot London ICT framework success
By David Bicknell
Garcez and Baker hope to see health organisations using a new £200m ICT framework and everyone sharing the learning from it
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AWS public sector lead welcomes UK cloud computing "maturity"
By Neil Merrett
Max Peterson argues organisations such as TFL demonstrate a new focus on transformational service functions; highlights importance of G-Cloud flexibility to ensure innovation
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Why Michael Gove is wrong about EU procurement rules
Vote Leave's claim that EU public procurement legislation creates a multibillion pound bill for the taxpayer may have generated some heat, but not much light. And its argument for procurement change is misleading, says Andy Haigh of Sixfold International
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Learning the project management lessons from the Dead Presidents Society
By David Bicknell
As the race for the White House heats up, a new book takes a look at the project management and sponsorship lessons learned from the terms of 38 former US presidents
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Putting public procurement beyond reproach
Amanda Pilkington, a legal director with DLA Piper, offers some best practice advice on ways in which contracting authorities can seek to protect themselves against subsequent scrutiny of an award decision in an increasingly challenging procurement environment
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How to rid the public sector of outsourcing failure
Better and clearer standards for outsourcing management and providing public sector contract managers with the tools they need to align themselves with outsourcing best practice can help, says National Outsourcing Association chief executive Kerry Hallard
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