White Papers

Insider Data Breach Survey 2020


This report from Egress, built on the back of an independent survey, explores the significant challenge of insider breaches – employees either deliberately or accidentally sharing sensitive data.

Digital Self-Service in the Public Sector


Since the introduction of the Government Transformation Strategy (2017), public sector organisations have set out to transform the relationship between citizen and state. But a recent survey found that only 8% of participants are ‘very confident’ in their organisation’s readiness to respond to digital challenges. This report from GOSS Interactive outlines the results of the survey, provides case study examples, and offers recommendations for organisations looking to deliver successful digital strategies. 

The future of mobile working in the public sector


Today, public sector organisations are faced with ambitious targets for service improvements and if these targets are to be achieved, resource management is crucial. This report from CACI examines the results of a survey into how public sector organisations are managing their mobile workforce resources.

The future of resourcing work at local authorities with AI and automation


In this roundtable write-up, hear from representatives of local government and the IT industry about the impact artificial intelligence and intelligent automation are having on councils across

Are you cloud first or cloud smart?


In this podcast Phoenix Software are joined by VMware’s Director of Global Cloud Strategy to discuss practical options for UK public sector IT teams, who are finding that there are challenges in fully adopting a cloud first approach.

Maximize your investment in Microsoft Office 365 with Citrix Workspace


Office 365 has much to offer organisations of all sizes – but any public cloud-based solution may introduce risk as well as opportunity. In this report, Citrix shares their recommendations for addressing common challenges and establishing an integrated approach to cloud, mobility, security, user experience and overall IT efficiency. 

SD-WAN is the cornerstone of network transformation


This new report by International Data Corporation shows why digital transformation should go hand in hand with network transformation and reviews the factors that organisations should carefully consider in their network migration. 

2018 Unisys Security Index: United Kingdom Report


This report covers the results of the 2018 Unisys Security Index – the only recurring snapshot of security concerns conducted globally. The index is a calculated score out of 3001 that measures consumer attitude over time across eight areas of security in four categories: national security, financial security, internet security, and personal security. 

A Practical Approach to Cloud in Local Government


 Leaders of 13 local authorities, brought together by local government solutions specialist Pythagoras, share their insights on making cloud a success 

Dispelling the myth: future networks


This paper looks to dispel some of the myths that around global networks, and explain how BT Intelligent Connectivity delivers smarter networks. Networks that help you transform your organisation and meet your challenges – today and in the future.

The Digital Frontline: Rethinking the use of data and information in modern policing


Dods partnered with MarkLogic to explore how police forces today are using data and what the barriers are to doing so more effectively. Front-line and senior employees from 34 regional police forces across the UK were surveyed, illustrating how ineffective data management may be costing police valuable time.

Five trends driving digital government


This report by Vodafone offers central government solutions backed by Vodafone's infrastructure, ensuring high levels of availability, security and resilience.

Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report


The Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report explores the dynamics of the escelating impact of security breaches, the pace and scale of technology, and how threat actors are infiltrating systems.

IBM pathways for GDPR readiness


This IBM paper helps organisations better understand how they can start preparing for the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation

What's holding back local government digital adoption?


This 8x8 report, which canvasses the views of 1,095 local government staff in the UK, reveals a significant appetite for new technology.

Our Changing State: Mergers and demergers of non-departmental public bodies


This whitepaper by Browne Jacobson comes on the heels of a roundtable that explored how the public sector can develop awareness of and better manage reforms to its landscape.

Digital Reinvention in action: What to do and how to make it happen


This IBM whitepaper shows how Digital Reinvention will involve a fundamental reimagining of how organisations operate and how they engage with their environment. 

The Future Workplace: How is disruptive technology influencing business decision makers?


How are the public and private sectors utilising technology? BT surveyed 1,501 key IT decision makers from organisations of all sizes across the UK to see how they're embracing the technologies at the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The Shift to Digital Government


For some time now, government has been cultivating a “digital by default” objective to improve services and be more effective with citizens and other stakeholders. This paper by Objective looks at the designs of a powerful information ecosystem that positions organisations for the digital era and supports future growth, innovation and continuous improvement.

Bringing digital transformation to local government


This Citrix whitepaper explores the challenges faced by local governments and IT professionals to make services intuitive and convenient in an environment of growing demand and unprecedented cuts in expenditures. 

The Little Book of Big Weekends


The Little Book of Big Weekends by Boundless has 35 fun and unusual ideas for short-breaks and days out in the UK to inspire and surprise you, from sleeping in a luxury tree house to staying at Britain’s most remote pub.

6 common threats to your signed documents


This SigningHub e-book explores six of the most common threat scenarios associated with e-signing processes and how you should respond. 

Moving to the Cloud: How to get it right


This report by iomart walks you through the Do’s and Don’ts of cloud migration to make sure your journey is a success.


Good practices across local government digital service delivery


This report by Eduserv looks at 20 local government websites and apps designed in line with the GDS Design Principles. Examples include the transport API from Bristol City Council, the widgets dashboard supported by Leeds City Council, the use of social media by Torfaen Borough Council and the app for vulnerable children by West Sussex County Council.