IT procurement specialists to offer a special 'all you need to know' course aimed at smoothing the path between buyer and seller on The Digital Marketplace
'Freeing that up in the right, safe way could be the real key to the Digital Transformation we all want to see with public service delivery,' says firm's UK Head of Public Sector
Last Friday's major public sector IT buyer and seller event hailed a success by attendees and sponsors alike
Online channels and greater use of self-service should enable support when people really need those services, says customer engagement contender Freshworks
‘After our success in the commercial sector, we believe there is a need for the same quality of professionalism in the digital public services market,’ says this ambitious IT services firm
As of July 2017, total spend through the Digital Marketplace topped £2.6bn, says GDS - and 45% was with SMEs
'We knew G-Cloud was going to work better for us once our prospective customers began to ask us about procuring through it, rather than the other way around'
'In order to deliver public services at lower cost, efficient and effective services are required. And that means government organisations are focusing on their users,' thinks this IT managed services player
'We estimate that to digitise 100 paper based processes would take 230 years and £150m, based on most commonly-used developer intensive solutions. In time, that's equivalent to the time it would take to do nine return trips to Pluto, and cost, employing 487 extra NHS nurses.'
The whole Government Cloud sourcing vehicle is great if you’re educated in digital services and you’ve got a clear idea of your needs - but its not so good if you approach it from the angle of, “I work in Social Care, what is there to help me do my job better?” says this supplier of procurement and contract data to the public sector. Does it have a point?