News on the topic of Government IT

Francis Maude reveals £3.75 billion in savings

Francis Maude has today revealed a staggering £3.75 billion of cash savings in just ten months, from May 2010 to March 2011.

Mon, 01/08/2011

Liam Maxwell engaged by Efficiency and Reform Group

News release about the appointment of Liam Maxwell as Director of ICT Futures.

Mon, 27/06/2011

Making travel safer in cyberspace

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Cyber Security, delivered a keynote speech at a conference in London. 1 June 2011

Wed, 01/06/2011

New Executive Director of Digital appointed

Mike Bracken has been appointed as the Government’s new Executive Director of Digital.

Fri, 20/05/2011

Government appoints Chief Procurement Officer to cut waste

Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude has announced that John Collington will become the first Chief Procurement Officer for the whole of Government.

Wed, 20/04/2011

Supplier representatives to cut costs for Government

‘Crown Representatives’ will ensure that Government receives the best value for money from its major suppliers, by ensuring that the Government acts as a single customer.

Wed, 13/04/2011

Government launches Major Projects Authority

Major Government projects will now be subject to tough controls to improve performance in delivering on time and in budget. All major projects will be scrutinised by the new Major Projects Authority (MPA).

Thu, 31/03/2011

Government to save millions on ICT

Francis Maude today launched a strategy for cutting public spending on government information and communication technology (ICT) by millions of pounds. The Government ICT Strategy aims to cut duplication and waste in Government ICT.

Wed, 30/03/2011

New government spending controls to deliver billions more in savings

The Government has announced a new set of controls on government spending which are expected to save billions of pounds.

Wed, 02/03/2011

Joe Harley CBE appointed Chief Information Officer for the UK Government

Cabinet Office news release announcing the appointment of Joe Harley CBE as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the UK Government.

Mon, 31/01/2011

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