Cloud services offer a multitude of benefits for local governments, and can revolutionise the way they operate and deliver services to their communities. Cloud services streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and promote better resource allocation. Here are some key advantages of cloud services for local governments

Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) G-Cloud 13 Framework has been around for about six months now. The online catalogue allows customers to buy cloud-based computing services such as hosting software and cloud support. Here are some of its main features

G-Cloud 13 went live on 9 November, after a slight delay. The latest iteration replaces
G-Cloud 12, provides cloud computer services to the public sector and lists 5,006 suppliers

Heather Cover-Kus, head of central government programme at techUK takes a look at some of the pros and cons of the G-Cloud 13 framework

Dr Philip Orumwense commercial director and chief procurement officer for technology at Crown Commercial Service (CCS) discusses how CCS can help the public sector with technology procurement, including the G-Cloud 13 agreement

Five reasons why the public sector still doesn't embrace G-Cloud

Romy Hughes outlines some of the many reasons why the public sector still shuns the G-Cloud and other frameworks

A move away from ‘off-the-shelf’ digital services

Jos Creese, CEO of digital consultancy business CCL, looks at why digital public services means a move away from 'off-the-shelf' solutions

Making the next iteration of G-Cloud a success

With G-Could 12 around the corner, how will suppliers meet the challenges that continue to face potential customers?

Looking to get your next cloud project signed off?

Why does the public sector struggle to build a compelling business case for cloud? Romy Hughes, director at Brightman, explores the issue

Is G-Cloud fit for purpose?

Romy Hughes considers what else the government can do to accelerate the digitisation of public services and improve its G-Cloud offering

A history of public sector procurement: recalling the cloud

The G-Cloud frameworks have been helping public procurement since 2012. Here, we recall the steps that have been taken

Every government cloud has a silver lining

A total of 3,505 suppliers have been awarded places on the new G-Cloud 10 framework, with more than 90 per cent of them SMEs