Resources on the topic of Government IT

Major Projects Authority - Resources

Resource documents in reference to the Major Projects Authority

Fri, 01/04/2011

UK Government ICT Strategy resources

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. 

Wed, 30/03/2011

G-Cloud Programme - Phase 2

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.

Mon, 07/02/2011

Procurement Policy Note (PPN) Use of Open Standards when specifying ICT requirements

When purchasing software, ICT infrastructure, ICT security and other ICT goods and services, Cabinet Office recommends that Government departments should wherever possible deploy open standards in their procurement specifications.

Tue, 01/02/2011

Geographic information

Geographic Information: An Analysis of Interoperability and Information Sharing in the United Kingdom.

This study represents the findings from research among the Geographic Information community. It was conducted by the e-Government Unit of the Cabinet Office. If the UK is to make the best use of its information assets and reduce duplication in gathering data, information sharing across the public sector is essential. From tracing the origins and spread of Foot and Mouth disease to locating crime hot spots for law enforcement, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become indispensable to effective knowledge transfer within both the public and private sector.

Wed, 15/12/2010

Implementation Steering Group

An Implementation Steering Group (ISG) was established to drive the delivery of Government ICT across workstrands, on behalf of the CIO Council. The ISG portfolio manages and assures interdependencies, workstrand reporting, risks to strategy delivery and overall benefits realisation.

Wed, 17/11/2010

Efficiency Review by Sir Philip Green - Key Findings and Recommendations

The key findings and recommendations of the Efficiency Review by Sir Philip Green originally commissioned by Francis Maude.

Mon, 11/10/2010

Public Sector Information Architecture

An Information Architecture is vital to ensuring that information and data can flow across government to provide seamless, efficient, secure and trusted services. It also provides opportunities for the reuse of non-personal public data, helping to fuel innovation.

Tue, 05/10/2010

Designing URI Sets for the UK Public Sector

This document defines the design considerations and guidance by which UK public sector Universal Resource Identifier (URI) sets should be developed and maintained. They are designed both to encourage those that definitively own reference data to make it available for re-use, and to give those that have data that could be linked, the confidence to re-use a URI set that is not under their direct control.

Tue, 05/10/2010

The Chief Information Officers Council

What is clear to each and every member of the CIO Council is that our public services are hugely complex to deliver, and we concluded that we simply cannot transform complex, joined up, national services without sustained investment in information technology. There are few if any comparable private sector systems as large or complex as those we face.

Mon, 04/10/2010

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