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In a post this week, procurement advisory firm Odesma talked about what they believe to be some of the main challenges in public sector procurement that are preventing them from implementing innovation and efficiencies. One of them is ‘engaging …
On Tuesday, September 10, Public Spend Forum hosted a panel discussion featuring representatives from the small business and startup community with an interest in selling their products and services to government.  [VIDEO_0] Host Raj Sharma was …
High Speed 2 (HS2) is the planned high-speed railway in the United Kingdom with some sections already under construction and others awaiting approval. It was intended to link up 21 cities across the nation from London up to the north …
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, …
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 …
TheyBuyForYou.eu is a three-year initiative with researchers, innovators and public administrations from five European countries. With funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, it aims to deliver tools, alongside enabling technologies and data, to make procurement across …
State and local governments face looming cybersecurity threats but emerging tech may be able to address the issues Cybersecurity in America is a complicated topic. Federal and state organizations rely on different network construction to protect valuable data.
Livemint references a Digital Dossier identification of startups making use of emerging technologies to address problems in traditional fields. While applications are primarily geared toward the private sector, this does not preclude government applications from the near future.  …
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 …
The sheer volume of cybersecurity alerts state governments face is daunting – potentially millions in a single day. Even more difficult is parsing through them to determine which pose real threats. The real challenge this presents for state governments lies …