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Cabinet Office outlines two year Digital Marketplace strategy

GDS unveils next stage of plans to develop a single end-to-end platform for public sector procurement that is “virtually free” from risk of legal challenge

(March 25, 2015)


GDS outlines Digital Marketplace strategy for IT procurement

The Government Digital Service (GDS) has outlined its strategy for a Digital Marketplace where the public sector can go to procure all IT and digital services in the future.

(March 25, 2015)


G-Cloud buyers ‘fear legal challenges’

Tony Singleton outlines exactly how the G-Cloud can improve to help buyers and suppliers.
Government departments fear legal challenges resulting from procuring IT through G-Cloud, the director of the framework today warned.

(March 25, 2015)


New PSN compliance moves to beta phase

The programme to simplify compliance with the Public Services Network (PSN) is ready to move into its beta phase, following satisfactory feedback from organisations taking part in the alpha.

(March 25, 2015)


Changing PSN compliance: from alpha to beta

We’ve been making good progress on the alpha of the new PSN compliance process, which I talked about last month.

(March 6, 2015)


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Let’s deliver the real user need – safe not secure!

The latest update from David Mead on the alpha PSN Service Security Standards (PSSS)

(March 4, 2015)


RM1045 delay

On Friday 23rd January 2015, a notice was issued by The Crown Commercial Service (CCS), informing suppliers of an extension to the Network Services Framework…

(January 27, 2015)


Meaningful compliance – learning from PSN

It’s inappropriate to comment on the compliance changes to the PSN at present; they are in alpha and may be subject to change.

(January 22, 2015)


PSN or the Internet?

A question that’s often asked is why use the Public Services Network when the Internet is already there.

(December 12, 2014)


So, tell me, what is the point of brakes on a car?

I want to draw attention to cybercrime and the public sector’s increasing appetite to conduct more business and offer more services across the internet.

(October 13, 2014)

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RT @NEICT: @psngb pls RT free public services cybersecurity & PSN event 11th June #Sunderland (for public & 3rd sect

(March 27, 2015)

RT @Georgia1PSC: @PSNGB covering How PSN will underpin smart working and digital reform @ #TW3Summit in prtnrshp with @cabinetofficeuk http

(March 19, 2015)