Cornwall Council and BT have a High Court Date for December in order to resolve a disagreement over the termination of the BT Cornwall contract.
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As one of the UK’s largest suppliers of networked IT solutions for government, we’re well-placed to help you improve services, gain operational efficiencies, and meet stringent budget targets. We’ve tackled many of the issues ourselves and have expertise in the areas where gains can be made.
We serve all 433 Local Authorities in the UK providing services to you all, but we would like to do a lot more with you.
More to help you Connect Communities for a better future today and we want you our customer to save money, improving the citizen experience and regenerating and growing your local economy through innovation.
More to help you boost the effectiveness of your people, those delivering the front line services that touch all of our lives. A growing and aging population means more people out with clients, but needing to be in touch with their office base.
More to allow you to cope with the cost pressures that are bearing down on you. Like helping you to share services, like payroll, HR and Finance to keep your back office costs in check.
We will use technology to reduce the cost of providing citizen services. For example cutting the cost of citizen contact by up to 90% by replacing a call advisor at £4 per call with a web interaction via ‘Auto-contact’ costing 32 pence.
And we will offer you innovative cloud solutions so that you can pay only per user for what you use, when you need it, saving up to 30% on communication costs in the process, so you free budget to spend on frontline services.
Labour MP Chris Bryant has said more attention should be given to splitting BT and its infrastructure unit Openreach.
BT Assure Cyber, which has been designed for large public and private sector bodies, utilises data so that threats that may have taken weeks to identify and eliminate can now be tackled much quicker.
Replacing paper records, the new mobile solution ensures that clinicians have the most up to date information at their fingertips and helps meet the governments’ ambitious paperless targets.
According to a new study from BT, 'Art of Connecting: creativity and the modern CIO', chief information officers in the public sector have an unprecedented opportunity to take a leading role in their organisations, thanks in part to the rise of “shadow IT”.
Thanks to a multi-million pound partnership between Lincolnshire councils and BT, over 50,000 homes in the county can now enjoy better broadband.
BT Business has launched a new shared internet service which will allow housing associations to offer cost-effective internet connections and devices to their tenants.
BT's Assure Threat Defence combines cutting edge event monitoring technology and professional services to help customers and security analysts better identify and react to advanced and sophisticated cyber security threats.
A consortium of technology companies, Milton Keynes Council and the Open University are to build a city-wide, open access demonstration network for Machine to Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things, based on the Weightless™ communications standard.
BT has been the subject of harsh criticism over its “insistence on non-disclosure agreements” in rural broadband contracts.