Capgemini UK plc has announced the creation of a new unit, Capgemini Digital Government, which aims to helping public sector organisations pursue the 'digital by default' agenda. The unit is claimed to be the first in the UK to be dedicated solely to digital transformation in the public sector.
The Home Office has started the first stage of a £4m information security awareness campaign as part of its efforts to make businesses and consumers aware of the threat posed by online crime.With the initial stage of the campaign set to be launched in the autumn 2013, the scheme will go together with other established information security initiatives including Get Safe Online as part of the government's National Cyber Security Programme.
With G-Cloud iii live and its use becoming routine with the mandation of a 'Cloud First' policy across central government, the government's G-Cloud programme has transitioned to 'business as usual' under the auspices of the Government Digital Service (GDS).
The National Audit Office has released a report analysing the cost and benefits of the National Programme for IT in the NHS (NPfIT), predicting in an end-of-life forecast that total benefits will slightly surpass total costs.
Almost half of European Union citizens go online to use e-government services but many of them said they are more satisfied with online banking and online shopping than they are with online public services, a new report suggests.
The government has pushed back the deadline for its ambitious national "smart meter" program, a plan to replace over 53 million gas and electricity meters with new devices via visits to 30 million British homes and small businesses.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that communications infrastructure provider Arqiva has won the government tender to deliver The Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP), designed to improve mobile connectivity in rural Britain.
As small corporates and politicians continue to make a fuss about lending to small and medium sized forms, Wells Fargo has become the latest US bank to offer its vast balance sheet to British technology firms hungry for capital.
New technologies that foster smarter, more agile and productive ways of working are in high demand. Particularly across the government and public sector, with cost efficiency, office consolidations and budget cuts abound.