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By Dave Aspindle, Head of Public Sector, Littlefish The recent reports [http://diginomica.com/2017/04/11/government-outsourcing-contracts-set-automatic-extension-brexit/] that Brexit will lead to government organisations rolling-over on existing IT contracts and […]
By Mark Smith, CEO of Support Revolution When former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, set out the Government’s spending plans in November 2015, it […]
DIGITAL ACTIVITIES AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS ARE CRITICAL TO ACHIEVING COST SAVINGS AND UNLOCKING EFFICIENCIES ACROSS CENTRAL GOVERNMENT.
Between 2014-15, technology contributed to saving the taxpayer an estimated £1.7bn, with Government Digital Service controls on departmental spend accounting for £391m of this. With ambitious plans to transition away from legacy systems towards common technology infrastructures and shared platform services – the UK government is committed to delivering better public services for less.
The reimagining of government interaction with citizens is matched by efforts to cultivate a Civil Service that is restless about continuous improvement. While technology has helped to kick-start new conversations and new ways of working, there is still some way to go in ensuring ICT is a key enabler in transforming the way public services are designed, delivered and consumed by end-users.
WHITEHALL MEDIA’S LEADING 9th CGBT CONFERENCE IS A PREMIER ANNUAL EVENT DEDICATED TO BRIDGING THE BUSINESS GAP
between the Civil Service and technology capabilities required to build world-class services that are simpler, faster and clearer to use. The must-attend national event will bring together hundreds of key decision-makers in central government and provide a powerful platform for technology pioneers to discuss both policy and best practice required to achieve a secure, innovative and modern government.
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