When purchasing software, IT infrastructure, IT security and other IT goods and services, Cabinet Office recommends that Government departments should wherever possible deploy open standards in their procurement specifications.
A toolkit for procurers on best practice for evaluating the use of open source solutions.
The list of .gov.uk domain names and the onwers of such domains across government.
The list of central government websites available to the public as of 1 October 2011.
The Government IT Profession is the professional group for all people working in public sector IT. The ICT Strategy sets out the work the Government IT Profession is taking forward to drive the development of a more professional government IT workforce to ensure that the public sector has capable people and capable organisations, delivering and managing excellent IT.
Internal Audit reports provide private advice to the Accounting Officer and it is recognised that failure to observe the private nature of that advice may undermine the effectiveness of Internal Audit. However, in this instance, given the level of public interest in the report we have taken the exceptional decision to make it available.
The review of Central Government websites 2010/2011 by COI.
The review of the National Programme for IT as utilised by the Department of Health which reccomends a removal of the system by the Major Projects Authority.
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
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