Air Force Awards Another IT-as-a-Service Contract

15 Jul 2019
Accenture Federal Services is now responsible for providing IT services to eight Air Force bases in lieu of the Air Force pivoting enterprise IT-as-a-service (EITaaS) to commercial companies. The EITaaS initiative will provide basic IT infrastructure and services to free up Air Force service...

What Boris Johnson Is Missing When He Talks About Procurement

11 Jul 2019
Boris Johnson – the UK PM front runner – said of Procurement that: “… he wanted to change public procurement rules which could see UK companies favoured when bidding for billions of pounds worth of Government work.” The very knowledgeable Pedro Telles, Senior Lecturer in Law at Swansea...

Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement

11 Jul 2019
The Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement (GLCN on SP), is a group of 14 cities that have come together to accelerate the implementation of sustainable procurement worldwide through: setting ambitious, quantified targets on sustainable procurement, reporting on their achievements, and...

Farmers Call for Food Trading System Complete Treasury Review

11 Jul 2019
At a UK Future Farmers seminar recently, the NFU president said: “There has got to be a complete review of the competition framework. It has to be done by the Treasury, it has to be serious and it has to be done in 12 months.” Britain’s food trading system is “unique” and...

Italy’s Defense Spending Rises In 2019, But Procurement Drops

11 Jul 2019
Italy has cut its procurement spending by 15% in 2019 with maintenance and operations funds boosted by nearly one-fifth. Total procurement spending is €4.32 billion combining €1.87 billion from the Defence Ministry and €2.45 billion from Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development. That...

UK NHS Digital Publishes ‘Internet First’ Guidelines

4 Jul 2019
UK NHS Digital has published its ‘Internet First’ policy, standards and guidelines to help health and social care organisations make their digital services accessible over the internet. The guidelines describe how to make them secure, scalable and where possible consistent. Read about the...

Federal IT Market Grew by 10 Percent in Fiscal 2018

3 Jul 2019
The Trump administration is making significant commitments to bolster information technology (IT) infrastructure. The federal government outlines intentions of substantial investments in digital services for citizens, upgrading information security, and data-driven decision making in the...