University of Edinburgh team unveils automated tool that will shortly be turned into smartphone...
Ministry claims that MoU is a first-of-its-kind deal
Department pursues FinOps practice via commercial agreement
EXCL: Government warned of ‘serious risk’ to services as UKCloud customers hit with sevenfold price increase
Customers that cannot pay fees seven times higher than contracted price face a race against time to migrate data from collapsed £40m public sector hosting firm. PublicTechnology investigates.
Department says it did not conduct competitive process as long-term supplier ‘has knowledge of’ systems in question
Eight suppliers picked for new procurement vehicle that aims to deliver cloud platforms that can accessed through any device
Public sector hosting provider has suspended itself from frameworks after being placed in compulsory liquidation
Research will consider potential impact of system failure on the country’s finances and way of life
Home Office is now scrutinising feedback garnered during consultation on planned changes
Communications regulator will examine whether the current market conditions stymie innovation and opportunities for smaller players
Contract with specialist firm covers programmes on ‘managing information’ and ‘running large meetings’
One-year G-Cloud-based contract with IBM requires disaster recovery in ‘hours not days’
Department’s annual accounts claim move to cloud will help reduce costs
Service to be decommissioned by the end of 2023 while a review of future options will be undertaken
Online notice reveals controversial trials are to be expanded into a national service – about which government, law enforcement, watchdogs and all the UK’s major ISPs declined to answer questions from PublicTechnology
New forms of infrastructure can help improve public services, according to Sophie James of techUK
Minister reveals department does not currently use Google Cloud Platform
Cloud-based system allows users to access and analyse large amounts of unstructured data held by tax department
Vendor will provide project and delivery managers across 15-month engagement with tax department
Contract covers the provision of support and migration services
Digital and data once again had a starring role in supporting – and, occasionally, hampering – government’s work this year. PublicTechnology looks back at the most significant events.
Annual accounts for in-house IT company show number of ‘red days’ fell by a third, while coronavirus crisis saw costs rise more than £9m