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- Often procurement in the public sector can feel like an afterthought or simply a necessary evil. As discussed at the parliamentary Science and Technology Committee earlier in the year, a real win would be to make procurement and commercial teams in the public sector work more strategically.
- Local councils are under enormous pressure to simultaneously cut costs and deliver even more services in the face of long-term austerity. Bristol City Council, for example, is having to manage a portfolio of fourteen different change programmes simultaneously, out of necessity.
- London - March, 2015; Award winning open source software consultancy Zaizi is pleased to announce that their specialist cloud services and fully managed service offerings are now available via G-Cloud 6. The services are available UK wide to public sector organisations including central and local government and health and education providers. Customers can expect to benefit from lower costs, reduced procurement times and a simplified tendering process.
- Department for Business Innovation & Skills Selects Zaizi’s Alfresco Collaboration and Records Management service on G-CloudOpen source consultancy Zaizi announced today that the UK government’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has chosen Zaizi to deliver Alfresco Collaboration and Records Management service, built on top of Alfresco One, to implement its Future Information Management Systems (FIMS). FIMS will store, manage and provide access to more than 14 million electronic documents (20 terabytes) when the department’s current system’s contract expires in March 2014.
- Last year saw the first Open Gov Summit hosted by Zaizi. The London headquartered open source consultancy hosted the fully-booked Summit which attracted an eclectic audience that included open source pundits, public sector IT leaders, leads of open source projects, open source software vendors, consultants and journalists.
- Exclusive interview with John Powell, Alfresco Founder addressing his views on open source adoption in the public sectorJohn talked about how important the most significant changes in technology are to government and the pressing need to embrace them, touching on the effects of Twitter in the middle east uprisings and the proposed PIPA law in America.