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UK Offender Tagging Programme - Catastrophic Waste of Public Money

of Justice’s (MoJ) “offender tagging...tags should have been deployed from...to procure the new tags. At the time of...rolling out the new tags from the end of 2018...the new tags are now expected to be ready


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Virginia-based IT Firm Tagged with $16m False Claims Settlement

Virginia IT products and services company, ADS Inc., has agreed to settle with the government over allegations of false claims and fraud in federal small business contracts. The defense contractor and their subsidiaries will pay the U.S. government $16 million to settle the False Claims Act...


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Digital Procurement Survey: How to Get Beyond the Buzzwords

“Buzzword: an important-sounding usually technical word or phrase often of little meaning used chiefly to impress laymen.” From the Merriam-Webster dictionary. For anyone interested in procurement, and in procurement technology, in particular, it is practically impossible to go a day...

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How Technology is Changing Public Procurement

If you’d been sleeping for the past decade, it would be hard to figure out in an instant just how much had changed in the procurement workplace. But you’d get your bearings pretty fast, and likely with a smile on your face as a result. Gone (at least theoretically) would be applications for...

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Is open source an opening for cyber threats?

In " Buy vs. build to reduce insider threats ", Rob Morrow (Public Sector CTO at Cloudera) makes an argument about the vulnerability of open source code. But not just any open source code. Mr. Morrow suggests that when agencies build in house solutions using "free" open source code, the...

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Drones! And How to Buy Them

Here's one advantage the public sector has over the machines: drones can't do our jobs until we figure out how to procure them. So at the risk of accelerating a dystopian state, we're hosting a webinar on how to buy drones. Why? Because let's face it, there are things that drones can do that...

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AI in the Public Sector: 26 Ways AI Could Help Government Do Its Job

Artificial Intelligence (AI) isn’t new; computer scientists have been discussing and building it for decades. However, the availability of cheap computing, advances in algorithmic coding, and an abundance of newly available data has changed, making it easier to apply AI to everyday purposes....


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How One Small Agency Is Cutting Its IT Spending

Vincent Groh, the CIO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), said moving to the cloud cut in half his organization’s spending on data centers. “I would love to be spending less on the IT function at MCC and either return those funds to the agency or even fund additional strategic...