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Procurement consultant Charlie Middleton, explains in a LinkedIn article “The shocking truth about CCS Management Consultancy Framework lot 1.” Its cancellation has been the source of much debate following new documents released under the Freedom of Information Act. “Following the …
Orpheus – the UK government-accredited cyber threat intelligence company – has produced a paper on cyber security risk in the supply chain of the National Health Service (NHS). It looks at key findings on leaked credentials, suppliers at risk, gives …
Excerpt from “A Procurement Compendium” Why do we assume that bigger is better in procurement terms? That, if I aggregate my spend, if I have more volume to offer the market, then I will get a better deal? Why …
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 …
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 …
By now you’ve heard the story about how a military working dog played an instrumental role in chasing down the leader of ISIS and helping to prevent major injury to everyone involved in the mission. But did you …
The global cloud information technology service management (ITSM) market size is forecasted to grow from an estimated value of  $4.4 billion in 2019 to $10.4 billion by 2024. The ITSM market is made of solutions service portfolio management, …