Posts tagged: public sector

  1. IT procurement in the age of austerity

    Government departments should consider the long-term opportunities digital can bring rather than simply focusing on upfront costs. In March 2016, then Chancellor George Osborne announced £4bn in spending cuts across a wide range of government d...

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  2. Taking an M&A approach to public sector cost-saving

    As part of his Comprehensive Spending Review George Osborne has asked Whitehall to save £15bn in the next four years. Civil servants are under no doubt about the scale of the task at hand, but some radical thinking is required if this target is...

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  3. Frameworks – good for everyone?

    A few weeks ago I wrote a piece about G-Cloud – or more correctly the Digital Marketplace (DMP). This allows public bodies to buy pre-approved digital and cloud services, with appropriate consultancy and support, and is growing in acceptance. ...

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