Cloud

“Cloud computing has brought about a step change in the economics and sustainability of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) enabled service provision. Government is committed to the adoption of cloud computing and delivering computing resources to users as needed (an on-demand delivery model). By exploiting innovations in cloud computing we will transform the public sector ICT estate into one that is agile, cost effective and environmentally sustainable.” – Government Cloud Strategy

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Cloud: The one certainty in an uncertain post-Brexit world

November 2018

There is still enormous uncertainty concerning the UK’s future after Brexit. But one thing is for certain: business leaders will require flexibility to respond to the impact of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) next year. So it is likely that the upheaval of Brexit […]

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Digitisation, business transformation and the cloud

October 2018

It’s not uncommon to hear the word transformation, well, everywhere.  More relevantly, digital transformation is at the heart of everything, it seems, but at its core is a ‘channel-shift’ enabling customers, partners and even staff to engage and collaborate in powerful new ways. The cloud, […]

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Multi-cloud allows for a digital transformation

October 2018

Digital Transformation has become commonplace across the UK public sector due to government policies such as Cloud First and the Government Transformation Strategy. An opportunity exists for digital projects to deliver genuine benefits and save the public sector billions of pounds whilst vastly improving the […]

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Software to service: addressing the cloud skills gap

September 2018

Hindering the public sector’s cloud adoption journey is the lack of digital skills—a concern voiced by 25% of central government organisations. While the digital skills gap is widely discussed in the SMB and enterprise space, it’s important not to overlook the public sector. Science, technology, […]

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Is the council of the future cloud?

September 2018

When it comes to the current state of play of cloud adoption in local government, it’s a rather mixed picture. A recent Eduserv survey on local government cloud adoption found that councils aren’t yet adopting cloud fully, but some are at the start of their cloud journey […]

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NHS needs to accelerate its move to the Cloud without neglecting Data Sovereignty

August 2018

Action needs to be taken to accelerate the NHS’s migration to the cloud in order to enhance collaboration, increase efficiency and improve security, while remaining sensitive to patients’ concerns about storing data abroad or with foreign service providers. The recent dramatic fall in Facebook’s share […]

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