More than 7m Separate Cyber Attacks on Small Businesses in 2 Years

8 Aug 2019
A recent report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) explains the results of a survey of 1,135 small businesses in the UK. Findings show that one-fifth said they have been the victim of cyber-attack in the past two years, which the research equates to nearly 10,000 cyber-attacks a day for...

VR Adopted By All Three UK Military Services

1 Aug 2019
The armed forces may not be the first sector we think about when considering uses of Virtual Reality – gaming, film, construction purposes all come to mind. But VR is being used and has been adopted by UK military for training purposes for some time in all three services (army, navy and air...

How Effective Is Public Sector Procurement Really?

16 Jul 2019
Public sector procurement – we’re speaking generally and specifically in the UK (because that’s where our experience lies) – is difficult to measure in terms of success, or even effectiveness. Why is that? According to an article by Peter Smith, it’s partly because “so much of what...

Linking Public Buyers with Suppliers of Innovation

28 Jun 2019
The Innovation Procurement Brokers (InnoBrokers) project, funded by the EU, helps public procurers to procure innovative goods and services by linking public buyers with innovative suppliers. Once introduced to SMEs and start-ups that are able to develop innovative solutions responding to their...

New Deloitte Perspective on Public Sector Tech Trends

9 May 2019
Deloitte asks what are the Tech Trends that could transform the public sector? UK Government and public services perspective looks at the story of technology trends and how it is inseparable from the story of the public sector. As technology evolves and public sector priorities grow broader and...