Update: Creative Solutions, Execution and Related Services framework

Posted on November 2, 2012, in News, Procurement, with 0 Comments

In advance of COI’s closure in March 2012, a number of long standing framework agreements were transferred to Government Procurement Service (GPS). These are now being replaced and the procurement exercise for the first of the frameworks to be retendered, the.

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Ever get the feeling you’re missing out?

Posted on October 24, 2012, in Events, News, with 0 Comments

Then welcome to FOMO! Keeping up with the Joneses may be nothing new but the pace of technological change and reach of social media brings new pressures and anxieties – that’s FOMO the fear of missing out. Tracey Follows, Chief.

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A shining star of digital

Posted on October 24, 2012, in interview, News, with 0 Comments

The Driving Standards Agency’s John Ploughman (and GCN member) has recently been nominated for the prestigious Head of the Civil Service Award, part of the Civil Service Awards. His nomination statement mention his “boundless enthusiasm for reforming the digital experience.

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Foreign & Commonwealth Office: a Google plus success

Posted on October 24, 2012, in News, Social Media, with 0 Comments

This week’s guest blog comes from Shane Dillon, who takes a  Shane works in the FCO’s crisis management department.   Google Plus is a social media platform that surprises. It has survived predictions of demise to grow to  100m active.

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Trust in your people…

Posted on October 17, 2012, in News, Social Media, top tips/how to, with 0 Comments

….and don’t be afraid to experiement Carla Buzasi, Editor-in-Chief Huffington Post UK, spoke at a recent GCN Speakers event. Here are 10 things we learned: All Huffington Post journalists are encouraged to be mini-marketers and actively promote their work through.

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