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GaaP: it's not just about the platform
When considering government ICT for the next five years, remember GaaP, procurement and legacy are all linked, argue Methods' Group chief executive Peter Rowlins and strategy director Mark Thompson
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NHSmail2: the dawn of a new era in data security?
Will the newly procured managed email service represent a brave new world? Or is it another hurdle for NHS trusts, asks Egress Software Technologies chief executive Tony Pepper
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G-Cloud Terms and Conditions apply
Is there a case for updating the G-Cloud Framework terms & conditions, to ensure sustained growth and opportunities for SMEs? Skyscape's Simon Hansford thinks so
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A manifesto for e-procurement change
Political parties have made increased SME participation in Whitehall procurement a key plank of their election platforms. But how they plan on working with existing and upcoming regulations to achieve this is unclear. Pedro Paulo, chief executive of e-procurement specialist Gatewit, explains
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Extending the G-Cloud template
Methods Group's Peter Rowlins offers an SME's perspective on recent Crown Commercial Service announcements that it will make procurement more accessible
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Government as a Platform: opportunity or oxymoron?
Professor Mike Martin of Newcastle University Business School argues that if Government needs a platform, then that platform needs to support the formation and governance of federated partnerships
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Enterprise Computing for Government? Yes, but only on enterprise terms and conditions
PSNGB director Neil Mellor calls for stability, guidance and sense in 2015 for PSN
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Is 'right sizing' the right answer for SMEs?
Despite the success of initiatives such as Contract Finder, Naureen Khan, associate director for central government and education at TechUK, argues that SMEs would be better served bidding for contracts they had "a real chance of winning"
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Digital: "Frightening, messy, and once started, it cannot be stopped"
By David Bicknell
Phil Pavitt, leader of what the NAO described as "the most complex and successful change programme in Whitehall" followed the familiar advert's advice and went to Specsavers where he is learning retail, delivering on digital and still compelling about government IT
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Chi Onwurah outlines Digital Britain agenda to PSNGB members
Shadow Cabinet Office minister underlines benefits of PSN to reduce costs, improve services and empower citizens, says PSNGB's chairman Phil Gibson
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Kickstarting innovation in government IT
Fundamental changes to the UK government software and services market are vital for a more beneficial digital transformation, says John Jackson, Camden Council CIO.
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Is the government delivering on its SME vision?
All governments pay lip service to the importance of SMEs. Three years ago the coalition promised to put its money where its mouth is and channel 25% of all central procurement spend through small businesses by 2015. As that deadline approaches, Kathleen Hall asks how much has really changed
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Volatile future in store for 'TUPE' staff
Since 2006, the terms and conditions of IT staff have been protected if, through outsourcing, they become employees of an incoming employer. But now the government's drive to use SMEs and changes in legislation means the future cover provided by TUPE may not be as effective. Terry Ernest-Jones explains.
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New Network Services framework shows early progress
In the latest of a series of guest articles about the public services network (PSN), PSNGB director Neil Mellor believes the early signs are that the forthcoming Network Services framework will offer both customers and suppliers more flexibility
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PSN - a platform for reform
The PSNGB trade association has published a whitepaper that discusses PSN's future development. It argues that PSN is a trusted platform for innovation and reform amid increasing demand for critical public services
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