Did you know? A new survey by Reconnix reveals that more than half of UK private and public sector organisations will spend at least 20% of their IT budget on open source applications and software within five years.
The Future of Public Sector Information Management and ICT event, organised by Inside Government, was held on June 19th in London to discuss ‘new technology innovations such as cloud computing, and the government’s commitment to opening up access to data’.
A telecare event was hosted by the Trafford Council and Age UK Trafford to highlight the popular, highly-effective telecare alarm-linked and monitoring/response services and was deemed by the council as a huge success.
HMRC will become the first central government department to use Identity Assurance (IDA), one set of secure login details to access all online public services, and will be a key component of Pay As You Earn Online.
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and The Shareholder Executive has published a policy paper titled Information Economy Strategy which ‘sets out a plan for government and industry to continue to work together to promote the success of the UK information economy sector’.