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Daisy to acquire Pheonix

Acquisitive B2B tech & comms player and Innopsis member, Daisy Group has bid 160 pence per share for AIM-listed Phoenix IT Group valuing the services operation at around £133m. Talk of a deal has rumbled along for more than a ...
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Majority of councils don’t know what sensitive data they have

Research conducted by Six Degrees Group (6DG) has revealed that there is a significant gap in data security protection amongst Local Authorities (LAs) in the UK, with 55% reporting breaches of ‘official’ data in the last two years ...
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Low confidence that IT can transform Whitehall

Government decision makers have little faith that Whitehall IT teams can transform the way government works, according to a report from Eduserv, a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity. Over two-thirds (68 per cent) of Whitehall decision makers want IT to ...
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GDS team meets its new political boss

Cabinet Office minister Matt Hancock's meeting with the Government Digital Service discusses Government as a Platform progress The new Cabinet Officer minister Matt Hancock has started getting to know the Government Digital Service (GDS) team with a view to understanding ...
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ESN replacement still on track for 2015 award

Home Office confirms Emergency Services Network tender on course for award later this year; Airwave extends Firelink agreement until 2019 The Home Office has said it is still on schedule to award the replacement Emergency Services Network (ESN) agreement later ...
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Tory election victory set to spark new outsourcing wave

Outsourcing by the public sector is set to rise further following the election of a majority Conservative government, according to a trade body. The claim comes from the National Outsourcing Association, which represents both suppliers and buyers of outsourced services in ...
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“Use government as a platform in health and social care”

Incoming BCS president Jos Creese talks about service integration, a local GDS, creative skills and the evolution of senior management in IT Lead roles at Hampshire, Southampton, Socitm and in the Local CIO Council have given Jos Creese a high ...
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New government urged to maintain momentum on G-Cloud

Maximising the opportunities presented by G-Cloud will require ministers to target wider aspects of the market for products and services over the coming years, a sector expert has warned. Nicky Stewart, commercial director at Skyscape Cloud Services, said that despite ...
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N3 replacement – Supplier Engagement

The Health and Social Care Network Programme (HSCN) are starting their Supplier Engagement for the re-procurement of N3 and have asked Innopsis for support to make sure they have feedback from Industry to
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Councils’ shared services savings reach almost £500 million

Councils' shared services savings reach almost £500 million Since the shared services map was first compiled in 2012, councils have made £462 million of savings by sharing services with each other, the Local Government Association (LGA) has found. This is ...
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