Microsoft's opened its UK data center cloud doors to the public sector. It's a helpful announcement, but does it really stand up to the 'first global provider' claims the firm is making - with some government assistance?
Memset’s Kate Craig-Wood was involved in the early design of the framework, but now believes that government buyers have gone back to their old tricks.
A new report released by cloud vendor consultancy GCloudSales.UK points the finger of blame for failure to sell at the vendors themselves, not GDS or CCS.
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council is part of the Northern Powerhouse and impacted by the devolution of powers from central government. A pragmatic approach to digital transformation is helping meet big challenges.
Although the framework is a success in many ways, it doesn’t meant that more couldn't be done to drive the G-Cloud further into public sector organisations.
Derby City Council is a big G-Cloud fan, but there's a major barrier to further engagement with the framework - its two year contract requirement. Time for the Crown Commercial Service to heed the buy side tough love?
Veterans of the first wave of tech-driven UK public service delivery tell Think Cloud for Local Government are somewhat surprised to see how little we’ve really progressed in ten years.
The last holdouts to big tech-powered local government transformation may need to fasten their safety belts.
A provocative opener to today's THINK.Cloud for Local Government conference at Manchester Central. The message? Think like Uber, but with a public service mindset.
Local government's track record on cloud adoption lags far behind central. Will the same be the case with wider digital transformation?
Ten weeks to take a legacy outsourced system used by 60,000 users, transfer it to a new in-sourced cloud platform, and get it live over one weekend to handle 10,000 specific tasks on Monday morning. Simple, huh?
Neither public sector nor private sector, communications industry regulator Ofcom tapped into the UK government's Digital Marketplace to procure cloud CRM as part of its digital transformation.
Public sector cloud veteran Rebecca Kemp told the Cloud for Digital Government Conference that is the people who matter when it comes to making new government cloud projects work.