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Living the G-Cloud dream

Posted by Peter Nailer | 22 Aug 2016, 11:58 AM

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Redcentric's G-Cloud dream is very much alive and well and continuing to open doors to the UK public sector for SMEs across the country. In this blog, Peter Nailer looks at how Redcentric have tailored their G-Cloud offering to mirror the development of the solution. By constantly reviewing and refining our offerings dependant on the client requirements, Peter explains how, with continued support and development, G-Cloud has the potential to offer SMEs so much more.

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From patient records to financial records: how Central Government is opening up

Posted by Martin Fisher | 30 Mar 2016, 09:07 AM

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By adopting an 'open sourced' Cloud solution in recent months, Central Government has not only shown a willingness to implement Cloud technologies but also an intention to move to words a more agile technology environment. In this blog, Martin Fisher discusses how one under-pressure organisation, the HMRC, needs to adopt these new technologies to deliver a quality service to clients expecting a 360-degree view of their financial information.

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Why we should let G-Cloud lead by example

Posted by Peter Nailer | 21 Mar 2016, 16:39 PM

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Having hit the landmark figure of £1billion in sales, the G-Cloud framework has clearly put cloud at the forefront of innovation within the public sector. This blog looks at that success of the G-Cloud framework discussing how it has not only benefitted the bigger organisations but also the smaller vendors working in the public sector.

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G-Clouds success goes beyond the numbers

Posted by Mark Hall | 24 Feb 2016, 15:03 PM

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As the G-Cloud and Digital Services frameworks announce that they have broken the billion-pound barrier in sales our direct of public sector, Mark Hall, looks at the wider lessons that can be learnt when acquiring Government ICT.

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Government IT strategy: time for the celebrity treatment?

Posted by Mark Hall | 8 Feb 2016, 09:22 AM

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As the Government closes the door on consultation from businesses and the public to drive Government digital strategy, Mark Hall offers up some of his own suggestions on how the Government could make sure they deliver the kind of changes and innovations that will both inspire and benefit the public sector.

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G-Clouds biggest problem? Its public sector customers

Posted by Peter Nailer | 27 Jan 2016, 11:59 AM

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Peter Nailer, Senior Bid Manager at Redcentric looks at the global recognition that G-Cloud has created and the biggest problem the framework has – its public sector customers. He looks at some of the reasons behind any hesitancy to adopting services procured through G-Cloud.

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G-Cloud – A Historical Perspective

Posted by Vaughan Andrews | 17 Dec 2015, 09:56 AM

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In this blog Vaughan Andrews, Head of Service Delivery at Redcentric, takes a step back to look at the G-Cloud framework as a whole. With the public sector coming under heavy cynicism for failed IT projects Vaughan looks at how G-Cloud will be viewed historically and some of the stats behind G-Cloud’s success.

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Don't resent the effort, embrace the opportunity

Posted by Peter Nailer | 26 Nov 2015, 10:01 AM

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Some see the biannual task of going through their application process for the Government's G-Cloud framework as nothing more than a box-ticking burden. However, Peter Nailer, someone who is extremely familiar with the time-consuming process, explains why the immense commercial opportunities offered by G-Cloud are worth the effort twice a year.

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Has the UK government turned its back on UK business?

Posted by Mark Hall | 2 Jul 2015, 11:25 AM

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With recent news that HMRC will be the first major department to move to Google Apps Mark Hall, Public Sector Director at Redcentric, discusses how this news and other recent announcements effect UK businesses and the impact on the G-Cloud.

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What does the majority Conservative Government need to learn from the minority one about procuring IT?

Posted by Peter Nailer | 13 May 2015, 14:52 PM

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Peter Nailer takes a look at the changes made to government IT procurement during the coalition Government from Dynamic Purchasing System frameworks including G-Cloud and the impact it’s made to provide government organisations with competitive pricing and economies of scale.

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Mixed messages: 5 ways for public sector organisations to cut through the confusion

Posted by Peter Nailer | 8 Apr 2015, 10:55 AM

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While the Government Digital Service provides support, Public Sector IT buyers still need to ensure that they are in control of determining their requirements – both from a business and technology perspective. Peter Nailer, Senior Bid Manager at Redcentric offers his top five tips on how to cut through the confusion.

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Digitizing Government: does the book tell the whole story?

Posted by Mark Hall, Public Sector Director | 31 Mar 2015, 11:43 AM

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Inspired by the book "Digitizing Government", Redcentric's Public Sector Director, Mark Hall, gives his thoughts on the digital transformation currently gathering momentum across the government. Covering everything from car tax to G-Cloud, Mark explains why the task being undertaken will not be a straightforward one.

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How SMEs can unlock the public sector’s collaborative future

Posted by Mark Hall | 19 Nov 2014, 09:22 AM

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There is so much more potential for IT as an enabler in the Public Sector. However, even if the government is ready to move away from its traditional ‘silo’ mindset, the IT infrastructure isn’t. The advent of G-Cloud and the government's Cloud first strategy has allowed SMEs to compete for public sector contracts. This has not only driven competition, which can only be good for the government, but the resulting move to Cloud services offers the benefits of improved agility and the flexibility to share data and collaborate more effectively.

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Time to level with you about government IT procurement

Posted by Mark Hall | 3 Oct 2014, 15:36 PM

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Mark Hall discusses the changes in government IT procurement and how the G-Cloud framework has enabled SME technology companies to compete on a level playing field against the traditional monoliths. He looks at what it means for SME’s and the benefits to public sector organisations when contracting with an SME.

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Public Sector IT: Aligned to innovation

Posted by Mark Hall | 24 Sep 2014, 13:48 PM

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In his latest blog, Mark Hall, Divisional Director of Public Sector for Redcentric, looks at how the public sector IT landscape has changed over the last decade and how SMEs like Redcentric are reaping the rewards from the growth of Government initiatives such as G-Cloud and the Public Sector Network.

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Firecontrol procurement failure: lessons for the public sector

Posted by Peter Nailer | 9 Aug 2013, 13:42 PM

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Peter Nailer, Bid Manager at Redcentric, discusses the highly-publicised shortcomings of the Fire Service’s attempts to unify its infrastructure. With many citing the cause of the problem as insufficient procurement knowledge, Peter offers insight into public sector procurement best practice, also identifying lessons to be learned from the project’s failings.

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Why G-Cloud shows that more choice isnt automatically beneficial

Posted by Simon Michie | 10 Jul 2013, 14:07 PM

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The UK Government recently started the third iteration of its G-cloud programme – G-cloud iii. The first version of the programme was launched early last year and aimed to bring about a fundamental change to the way that the public sector procures ICT and specifically cloud services.

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