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Suppliers interested in doing business with the Department of Defense (DOD) next year will need to understand DOD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) initiative. The CMMC is a 5-tiered …
The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market is currently estimated at $19.3 billion and is projected to reach $45.8 billion by 2025. The rise in the procurement of military UAVs by defense forces worldwide is one of the most significant factors …
The Procure Framework Partnership is a UK public sector construction framework which runs for four years and is valued at £8bn and is divided into 10 regions of England and Wales. It has gone live with 23 appointed contractors. BAM, …
The Institute for Public Policy Research said Whitehall was failing to maximise the impact of its financial clout despite a procurement budget worth 14% of the economy’s annual output and 36% of total government spending. It says the government should use the …
In an anti-virus firm Sophos survey of 420 public sector IT senior managers in the UK, 50% agreed that the data held by their organisation is less valuable than data in a private sector organisation – according to The Register.
NYC’s Journey to Procurement Digitization Digital procurement has the power to unlock significant capabilities for organizations that embrace change and commit to bringing formerly paper-driven tasks online. But as the rate of technology change has outpaced the public sector, many government organizations …
We welcome this guest post by Des Ward, director at Innopsis, the trade association for suppliers of digital infrastructure and services to the UK public sector? The recent announcement from the National Cyber Security …
As governments around the world increasingly look to technology to help address critical missions, they are leveraging new methods and tools to discover and partner with startups, emerging and non-traditional firms. Whether it is NATO in Europe or …
G-Cloud 10 is the UK government digital marketplace for use by the public sector to buy cloud computing services, covering hosting, software and cloud support. A recent report by Tussell shows a breakdown of sales through the procurement …
The UK’s central government purchasing body, Crown Commercial Service, is seeking suppliers for a four-year dynamic purchasing system agreement covering quality assurance and testing for public sector IT systems. The deal is designed to address the public sector’s need for …