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COVID-19 spurs on public sector IT modernisation
The findings point to a concentrated modernisation effort throughout the sector over the past few months, with 70% of respondents saying COVID-19 has caused IT to be viewed more strategically in their organisations.
Six steps for effective public-sector cloud adoption in a post-COVID world
Governments and agencies need to continue to assess the way they operate so they can be best positioned to deliver services in the new world in which they now have to operate.
Unisys clinches multiple government contracts from across the world
Unisys also released a report indicating a 7% growth in the company's revenue in the public sector.
Six Degrees accepted on YPO’s Data Centres, Maintenance, Cloud Hosting, and Security framework
This will allow Six Degrees to offer more connectivity services such as cloud, colocation, data security and networks to UK public sector organisations.
Five ways robotic process automation is improving the public sector – FTS Data & AI
The robots are coming, but they should be welcomed with open arms, rather than fear and trepidation.
Moving away from ISDN: Why SIP is better for the public sector
Public sector institutions by their very nature tend to be highly risk-averse.
7 best practices for cloud computing in the public sector
"The ACCA's seven principles for public sector cloud procurement will help address government concerns regarding cloud technologies."
Almost one-fifth of UK public sector reported over 1,000 cyber attacks
SolarWinds found the most common attacks were phishing (95%) and malware (86%), with a large step down to third place, ransomware (54%).
Why sovereign public cloud is a gamechanger for the UK public sector
Sungard AS' Chris Huggett talks about the huge responsibility in the public sector, and how sovereign public cloud has the potential to offer huge benefits.
There’s a cost to not innovating and the public sector risks paying full price
There may be reasons for public sector agencies in particular to be somewhat reluctant with IT innovation spend.
AWS offers inside look at its work with the public sector
The company’s Public Sector Partner Program grew almost 40% this year, with more than 800 partners now on board.
WA Govt invests $500k into dedicated cybersecurity team for public sector
"The McGowan Government is committed to developing and strengthening the resilience of public sector services and information from cyber attack."
Industry cloud market among best opportunities over next decade
IDC says worldwide spending on industry cloud is undertaking a huge surge this year, led by healthcare providers but with growth in all other sectors.
Unisys says 49% of Australian citizens prefer online channels for government engagement
The study also found high support for a single mobile app to access multiple government services.
AU Government announces new cloud strategy
The Government will use the new strategy to prepare agencies for the shift away from on premise infrastructure and to cloud.
NZ central and local Govt partnership deploy Promapp for quality management
Promapp will support the provision of GoShift’s centrally held QMS by providing the capability to standardise policy and procedures.
Maritime NZ’s innovative digital marketing campaign wins award
Maritime NZ’s innovative lifejacket campaign Virtual Coastwatch wins 2017 global advertising award.
Genesys appoints Tony Winterbottom to lead its government division
The former Teradata executive will help the customer experience provider grow its presence within the A/NZ public sector.
The state of the nation: Government websites fail to serve citizens
The majority of government websites are underperforming, with the best site scoring 4.6 out of 10 - a failing grade.
MuleSoft’s integration platform approved and endorsed by Aus Govt
By taking an API-led approach, government agencies are able to put data at the centre of their missions and innovate rapidly, without losing security.
Three ways public sector data centre consolidation can benefit citizens
Greg Whiffin from Corning talks about why cabling infrastructure is key to delivering a seamless customer experience in public sector DCs.
French armed forces using Ocean Software to deliver operations solution
The deal was struck with MOSS SAS, a key supplier to the French Armament procurement agency and French Air Force, Army & Navy.
Trumping expectations: What now for the public sector?
"The outlook for tech vendors remains positive even if the future direction of U.S policy is unclear."
Govt IT modernisation driving public sector services
“While headwinds remain, disruptive technology adoption provides well‐positioned vendors the opportunity to realise growth objectives during 2016."