Archive: G-Cloud and the Digital Marketplace

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Think G-Cloud: McDonagh's deliberations

The Think G-Cloud conference in London last week was the last public outing of Denise McDonagh as G-Cloud Programme Director. She took the chance to look back at achievements to date for the UK public sector's national cloud computing strategy.

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Who says UK Government tech has to suck?

Think G-Cloud was an eye opening event that sends warnings to the big SIs and which opens the door to opportunity for the smaller suppliers prepared to be agile and flexible. Check out the video playlist.

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It's getting cloudy Down Under

The Australian Government is the latest national legislature to produce its own cloud computing strategy closely linked to digital economy ambitions. But how far will forthcoming elections in the country either validate or disrupt current thinking.

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Is G-Cloud really on amber alert?

A new Major Projects Authority report has flagged up G-Cloud as having Amber/Red status - potential for trouble ahead in other words. Does some rethinking need to be done?

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Digital Decision Maker: Denise McDonagh

As G-Cloud programme director within the UK Cabinet Office, McDonagh is pushing through a paradigm shift in public sector ICT procurement and deployment. But can she get the Luddites into digital champions?

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Has G-Cloud really been a success?

With the third generation of its core framework now live, just how successful has the G-Cloud programme really been? Depends how you define success basically.

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Government cloud needs a big stick!

If you're in UK central government you're now going to need a damn good reason not to be using public cloud. But does the Cloud First mandate go far enough?