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How the public sector can modernise data centres with Crown Campus This article is sponsored by: ukcloud-logo

Bill Mew, UKCloud’s Cloud Strategist, explains how public sector CIOs can host non-cloud and cloud workloads within a single secure environment and pragmatically migrate workloads from one to the other.

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HMRC exploring ‘‘single window technology’ to support customs after Brexit - cost would be “hundreds of millions of pounds” This article is sponsored by:

A report released today by the House of Lords EU Select Committee examines the challenges facing the UK’s future customs agreements post-Brexit. Many of the solutions focus on technology, but challenges remain.

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MPs describe crypto-asset market as the “Wild West” and call for regulation This article is sponsored by:

The Treasury Select Committee took evidence on crypt-assets, including Bitcoin and Blockchain, and have identified that there are serious risks and limitations.

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Brexit - ‘The Prime Minister must accept not all systems will be ready by December 2020’ This article is sponsored by:

A report released this week by the Institute for Government paints a worrying picture of the UK’s readiness for Brexit - deal or no deal. Timescales are tight for getting new systems in place.

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How North Ayrshire Council spends less time maintaining ageing infrastructure, more time innovating This article is sponsored by:

To support its new digital transformation strategy, this local authority in Southwestern Scotland says it’s completely overhauled its storage assets

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Government exploring small business passports and innovation sandboxing for SMEs This article is sponsored by:

Emma Jones, the government’s SME Crown Representative, this week gave some insights into the progress Whitehall is making in incorporating SMEs into its supply chain. However, she added that the spend target is now more of an ‘ambition’, than a target.

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Department for Education CTO adopts platform approach, plans audit of legacy, and says GDS “still has a role for us” This article is sponsored by:

Helen Walker, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the Department for Education, talks about the Whitehall organisation’s shift towards the cloud and how it has a adopted a buy not build strategy.

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DWP on the hunt for agile delivery team to migrate Universal Credit data platform to the cloud This article is sponsored by:

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has placed a notice on the Digital Marketplace, notifying suppliers that it needs a scalable data platform, one that focuses on user need, in the cloud.

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US ignores Europe’s threat over Privacy Shield deadline - what now? This article is sponsored by:

Privacy Shield was created in a rush following the collapse of the long running Safe Harbor agreement. Having had years to establish a Safe Harbor II, but with no progress, the EU is running out of patience.

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