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Publication of ICT project data across central government

The Cabinet Office has published data on government ICT projects with a value over £1 million as of 31 July 2010.  The information has been supplied by central government departments, agencies, non-departmental public bodies and arms-length bodies.  The data can be downloaded as a .csv file or as an Excel spreadsheet.

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 ePims XML Schema and web services specification

The latest version of the ePims XML schema and web services specification is published today, 16 December 2010 for public consultation.  The ePims XML schema (formerly the CECA XML schema) has been enhanced considerably to support new initiatives managed by the Office of Government Commerce as part of the ePims application portfolio.  The specification now supports the exchange of government core civil estate, land, benchmarking and environmental data and provides additional structures supporting the exchange of related management data.

The ePims XML Specification file contains:

  • ePims XML Specification v5-1.doc - the main specification document;
  • ePims XML Schema updates v5-1 .xls - detailed list of all schema changes applied since the last publication of the specification;
  • ePims XML Specification v5-1 GovTalk RFC notes - provides summary information about ePims.

The ePims XML Schemas file contains all related XML schemas and WSDL.

Public consultation closes on 27 January 2010.