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  • Guide to managed cloud services

    Cover of Managed cloud services guide

    A guide which explains what managed cloud services are and helps you assess whether building your own in-house capability, or outsourcing to a specialist provider is the right choice for your organisation. 

  • Guide to strategic cloud adoption

    Strategic cloud adoption for government

    This guide is suitable for senior officers within government who are responsible for business and IT transformation, estate management and mapping IT to business strategy.

  • Guide to optimising charity websites for donations

    Optimising charity websites report cover

    We examine key areas of website performance to help charities improve how they use their site for fundraising. We look at mobile performance, desktop speed, accessibility and the overall donation journey on PC and mobile. We also compare the website performance of five major categories of charities; aid, children, environment, health and animal and interview digital leads from some of the UK's biggest charities to identify concerns and examples of best practice.

  • Guide to procuring accredited cloud services

    Cover of guide to producing accredited cloud services

    This step-by-step guide will help government organisations through the process of procuring cloud services via Digital Marketplace. It covers what accredited cloud services are, procurement preparation, comparing suppliers and how to make the final decision. The guide offers insight and questions to ask at every stage of the procurement cycle to help government compare suppliers on a like-for-like basis.

  • Report on delivering cloud first

    Delivering cloud first government report cover

    This report will help government IT decision-makers look at how they can use cloud to transform their organisation and improve services. Based on a survey of 800 civil servants and interviews with senior civil servants and CIOs on the current state of government cloud adoption along with future plans.

  • Guide to charity IT and digital teams working together

    How IT and marketing can work together charities report cover

    We look at how digital and IT teams can work together to successfully manage and deliver digital projects in the charity sector. We also look at roles and responsibilities, what barriers prevent charities improving the delivery of digital projects, and how these can be overcome in co-operation with IT to deliver the best results.





  • Time for charity leaders to commit to digital transformation

    Time for charity leaders to commit to digital transformation

    For the charity sector, digital transformation is one of the defining challenges every organisation faces. It’s not just the fact that digital channels are increasingly vital for fundraising. Nor is it down to the fact that digital transformation allows charities to sav...

  • Innovation is vital for cloud adoption

    The next eighteen months will be a critical period in defining the extent to which cloud computing makes a difference to the way the public sector works. So said G-Cloud and Digital Commercial Director Tony Singleton in a recent interview with Diginomica. There is no d...

  • Hybrid is a journey, not the destination

    Speaking at the AWS Summit event in London earlier this week, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of, Werner Vogels, is widely quoted as saying: In our eyes, hybrid IT is not the endpoint. There will be less and less data centres over time. Hybrid IT is t...

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