The UK government claims it cut hundreds of millions from its annual spend last year. But do the figures really stand up?
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Reports that the UK government was spending a five-figure sum on developing a special iPad app for the prime minister are, unsurprisingly, nonsense. But the dashboard that sparked the rumours is now up and running.
iPads are harder to find in Whitehall than hens' teeth. If the UK government really wants to deliver on its digital by default agenda, it's going to have to shake up its IT buying habits.
The Major Projects Authority, set up to put an end to the UK public sector's history of IT schemes running over budget and behind schedule, needs beefing up, according to parliament's spending watchdog.
After a string of high-profile projects went awry, the UK government said no public-sector IT deal should cost more than £100m, except in exceptional circumstances. Now, the first contract to break the nine-figure barrier is set to be awarded.
After months of talks, the NHS and CSC have finally signed a revised deal that will cut the value of CSC's contract and see no new health authorities forced to take the Lorenzo electronic patient records system.
The latest figures show sales in five figures in last month after a particularly fruitful April for the public sector's cloud marketplace
The Mobile Information Programme, meant to cut bureaucracy and boost efficiency by providing officers with mobile devices, delivered just one percent of planned savings, a report has found
The government's NHS Information Strategy sets out plans to enable the reuse of data and give patients access more access to their health details online
The chancellor has confirmed the tax, which will help to fund the government's promise to bring super-fast broadband to 90 percent of the UK