Resource documents in reference to the Major Projects Authority
The Government’s ICT strategy will deliver better public services for less cost. Through reuse and sharing of our ICT assets, we will improve productivity and efficiency, reduce waste and the likelihood of project failure.
This PPN covers the following two consultations:
1. The European Commission has launched a consultation on the modernisation of the public procurement rules
2. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is consulting on the implementation of the Defence and Security Directive
Details of measures announced by the Minister for the Cabinet Office to promote Small Business procurement.
In October 2009, following approval from the CIO Council, a team led by the Cabinet Office set out to define how the public sector could utilise the Cloud Computing approach to ICT delivery and explore what benefits and challenges this approach would create. This became known as Phase 2 of the G-Cloud Programme.
Procurement Policy Note – Published guidance on implementing requirements for greater transparency in central Government procurement and contracting
The Government has set out the need for greater transparency across its operations to enable the public to hold public bodies and politicians to account. This includes commitments relating to public expenditure, intended to help achieve better value for money.
The key findings and recommendations of the Efficiency Review by Sir Philip Green originally commissioned by Francis Maude.
Common Desktop aims to provide a suite of desktop designs, which will standardise desktop computing and simplify the procurement process for public sector organisations. It capitalises on former project delivery learning to design and deliver environmentally friendlier solutions, faster and more cost effectively.