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Sweden Tightens IT Outsourcing Approach – More Signs that the UK Outsources for Outsourcing Sake?

In January, the Swedish Government took steps to change its policy around IT outsourcing to private firms. It introduced rules, which will come into effect in April, to tighten security in IT outsourcing deals, affecting hundreds of outsourcing projects a year. From April, all government...

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Don't miss out on the chance to be assisted (including legal assistance) in the development and implementation of your innovation procurement. A Europe-wide network of procurement lawyers is available to provide the assistance which is financed by the European Commission and comes at no charge....

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Public-Sector Tech: Ongoing Issues and Opportunities

As agencies attempt to connect government to technology, there are enduring themes and disruptive topics that keep showing up. GovTech provides a rundown of technology trends that both elected leaders and government officials keep talking about. The article provides an overview of the issues...

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Don't Buy Procurement Technology Without Hearing This First

Technology solutions hold much promise for public sector organizations, but without smart procurement practices these business opportunities won't attract the best suppliers in the procurement technology marketplace. This was a theme shared by Eliza Niewiadomska and others during a convening...

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Smart Cities: Scranton Smart Kiosk Project Moves Forward

Officials in Scranton, Pennsylvania approved a five-year agreement with Smart City Media LLC to install the interactive digital devices throughout the city. The project would bring digital information kiosks and free public Wi-Fi to downtown Scranton work is expected to begin as early as this...

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IT Contracts That Defined 2017

The trend in acquisition has shifted toward standardized technology and stronger cybersecurity, from the massive telecommunications upgrades anticipated with the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract to the new version of the General Services Administration’s Alliant IT vehicle. The...

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3 Predictions for Government Tech in 2018

Next Gov provides a quick look at which technology will move from buzzword to implementation in 2018. Emerging tech like blockchain has been examined as a possible way to secure transactions, documents, and messaging for a variety of applications in government. Another tech, artificial...