The Open Data consultation paper sets out Government’s proposed approach for Transparency and Open Data Strategy, which is aimed at establishing a culture of openness and transparency in public services. We want to hear from everyone – citizens, businesses, public services themselves, and other interest groups – on how we can best embed a culture of openness and transparency in our public services.
The Coalition Government has stated its determination to target resource to front line services and drive cost out of administrative functions and improve efficiency and effectiveness in public spending. In line with this, the Cabinet Office had a commitment in the Cabinet Office Business Plan for 2011-15 to publish a model for Whitehall shared services in July 2011. This document is a summary of the proposed strategic vision and future operating model for Government Shared Services
The list of central government websites available to the public as of 1 July 2011.
Guidance to help Government procurers consider supplier proposals which include offshore provision.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The key findings and recommendations of the Efficiency Review by Sir Philip Green originally commissioned by Francis Maude.