UKCloud has already had success with a specific government cloud, and UK Cloud Health for the health sector. UKCloudX is its next bet.
We speak to one of G-Cloud’s key suppliers - UKCloud - about the framework’s future and get their take on whether enough is being done to keep it alive and well.
Cabinet Office Minister for Implementation Oliver Dowden aimed to reassure at last week’s GDS Sprint event. But we think there are some things to bear in mind.
According to a much anticipated House of Lords Select Committee report on AI, the UK government must to take further action to support AI developments.
Australia’s federal Digital Transformation Agency is considering how to simplify procurement practices and get more SMEs working with government.
The Government Digital Service (GDS) has announced plans to expand the Digital Marketplace, making it a platform for governments around the world to use.
It had previously been said that the G-Cloud 10 framework would go under review and be put on hold for a year, much to the dismay of suppliers.
UKCloud has made a name for itself by offering secure, cloud environments dedicated to the public sector. It is now taking on the multi-cloud challenge.
Although unconfirmed, the news that Data Policy and Governance is being taken out of GDS will spark concerns that the department is being dismantled.
Digital government in Whitehall got an easy ride in 2017. But as we start the new year, it’s becoming clear that those in charge need to be held to account.
A survey carried out by dxw, a prominent supplier on the Digital Marketplace, calls for greater quality assurance of opportunities put out by government.
The news has received a mixed reaction - some say it's a betrayal of G-Cloud and Digital Marketplace principles, whilst others expect longer term benefits.
Whilst spend through the Digital Marketplace has surpassed £2bn, buyers still find the frameworks inflexible and unhelpful for certain projects.