In these financially though times the public sector should look to intelligent budgeting, planning and forecasting systems, says the Business Application Software Developers Association

Kim Walker and Bronte Zoutewell of law firm Thomas Eggar LLP look at the law on cookies, the changes being made to the current legal landscape and the likely impact on website managers in the public sector.

Businesses in the public sector using cookies must be cautious following changes to the ePrivacy Directive, warns Chris Saunders, solicitor at Mundays Solicitors LLP

Widespread open source software adoption is at our doorstep, says Phil Scott-Lewis, head of UK Public Sector Business at Red Hat

Find out how you can avoid unnecessary costs, deploy best practice and mitigate the risk of software non-compliance with the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST)

Peter Dawes-Huish, CEO, LinuxIT, considers how adopting Open Source based systems can help organisations achieve significant efficiency savings

What are the key pitfalls to avoid and the top principles to successful open source adoption in the public sector?

Simon Godfrey, director of Government Relations, SAP UK & Ireland, discusses the need for pensions reform and how technology is crucial to making it a success

How to ensure effective policy management in the workplace

The Federation Against Software Threat (FAST) explains how to make your way through the software asset management minefield