With five years of austerity already under our belts, it is becoming apparent that there are fewer quick-fire opportunities to address waste and identify efficiencies. This e-guide by Civica explores how transforming the way we do things can effectively deliver the savings demanded by the new Government, align with its goal to permanently shrink the size of the state, while devolving powers to local authorities.
At a time when 14.1 million British workers want to work flexibly, why aren’t more employers and organisations facilitating it? This Microsoft e-guide explains what flexible working is, outlines the benefits it can bring, and debunks common myths.
Microsoft Office 365 is a convenient platform that enables easy collaboration, shared information, and work flexibility, but public sector organisations must be careful to take into account the Government Digital Service (GDS) standards on data protection.
The public sector needs to be trustworthy and efficient but, according to public sector leaders, there is some way to go before this is fully achieved.
Cloud is underpinning the digital transformation taking place in the UK public sector. This paper will help you build the right strategy to move from legacy systems
The civil service is in the process of making the transition to digital by default in a challenging financial climate. With ambitious targets, both for services and efficiencies, getting digital transformation right is key to the success of the whole civil service. This research, carried out by Sopra Steria and Dods, examines the progress that the civil service has made in implementing digital services, identifying areas of success and challenges yet to be overcome.
Poole Council achieved immediate savings of £60k and projected savings of £750k by working with cloud facilitators SystemsUp – an iomart company - to plan its use of cloud services.
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During May 2015, Dods Research, on behalf of iomart, surveyed 809 professionals working in local councils and blue light services across the UK about their perception of cloud computing.
This whitepaper reveals the attitude among local council and blue light staff towards the cloud, and what barriers still remain to be overcome.
Monster, in conjunction with Dods Research, conducted a survey of 2,951 NHS staff to gain some insight in to the nature of the recruiting process within the NHS.
Traditionally procurement has been a long, protracted process. With G Cloud it is very straightforward because all the supplier and product information has already been collated and validated.
A guide to the importance of accreditations for compliance when selecting a Cloud Service Provider.
The way that government services are delivered is changing. The need to increase the take up of digital services provided to the local communities, combined with the continued squeeze on budgets following the election, means the public sector faces a host of different challenges.
We’re all aware that digitalisation and globalisation are dramatically changing our working environment. And now there are so many myths flying around about the future of work – which ones are really worth paying attention to?
Based on research with civil servants, public service organisations and the general public, find out what people are doing to support more cost-effective public services, what would motivate them to do more and what policy makers might consider doing to unlock the potential.
The Ultimate Checklist for Video Conferences and Online Meetings: how the public sector can make the most of meetings
Enjoy better meetings with colleagues, customers and business partners. Simply print out the checklist, keep it at your desk and pass it on to colleagues.
HP Enterprise Cloud Services - Virtual Private Cloud
The importance of understanding your customer
Safeguarding against IT vulnerabilities and protecting confidential data
The strategic benefits of cloud technology have been thoroughly expounded, but can it actually work in practice?
Find out how to stop data management errors from costing your council.
New technology and cloud software is increasingly at the heart of current procurement work being done across the sector.
With the advent of digitisation, all public sector environments generate and capture a significant amount of electronic data.
Security company McAfee, part of Intel Security, has produced a white paper with a clear set of guidelines for all public sector stakeholders connecting to the PSN to help them make tactical decisions on how to achieve compliance and become a PSN customer.
What does your posture say about you? What about your gestures? If you want to maximize your impact in online presentations, you need to get a grip on your body language.
Unify Enterprise Communications outlines a nine-point roadmap to help local authorities connect citizens to services using the very latest technology, such as social media and digital self-service.
Eduserv, the not-for-profit cloud services provider, has launched a step-by-step guide to help public sector throughout the procurement of accredited cloud.
It is more than 25 years since the first PC viruses appeared. Today’s threats faced by businesses are more complex than ever before.
Kaspersky Lab’s cybersecurity experts give you an insight into (i) how businesses can suffer from direct – and indirect – cyber-espionage attacks.
As budgets continue to shrink, public sector agencies and organisations struggle to maintain service. Find out how to reduce spending by consolidating data centres.