digitech19 Updates & News

All the latest news and updates about digitech19

Title Sponsor Announced for digitech19

We are delighted to announce that AdEPT Technology Group are the Title Sponsors of this year's digitech event.  They will be sharing the knowledge and experience gained from working with a broad spectrum of public sector organisations. Established…

10 out of 10 for Daisy Corporate Services

Daisy Corporate Services are pleased to announce that they are the only provider to be awarded places on all 10 announced lots of the Crown Commercial Services Network Services 2 (RM3808) framework - the only provider to acquire a position on…

Crown Commercial Service has published its annual report and accounts for 2018/19

The report highlights strong growth in spend through CCS’s agreements, with significant commercial benefits delivered for customers across the public sector, and improvements in customer satisfaction scores. £15.7bn of public sector spend…

Digitising the Health Service

One of the world’s largest organisations are moving from a paper and fax based information structure to an end to end digital environment. The NHS is in the top five organisations in the world, alongside the Chinese Army and all the variations…

Crown Commercial Service G-Cloud 11 Framework

The eleventh iteration of the G-Cloud framework launches today; G-Cloud 11 for cloud computing services covers hosting, software and cloud support on a commodity based, pay-as-you-go service and is for the use of the UK public sector. The…
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Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund - GMCA

The £3m fund opens for applications on 25 June 2019 in the Greater Manchester Combined Authority area. Consortia of employers and training providers (including colleges and universities) can bid for between £50,000 and £180,000 to run innovative…

Welcome to Armakuni

A warm welcome to Armakuni who will be hosting a seminar session and exhibiting at digitech19. Armakuni is a team of technology consultants and software engineers who specialise in leveraging cloud native and as-a-service enablers to build,…
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Apps Library assessment portal launched by NHS Digital

NHS Digital have launched a digital assessment portal which will streamline and improve the process for developers seeking to have their app included on the NHS Apps Library. The portal, which went live on 20 May, is in public beta before…

Vysiion Wins Network Upgrade Works

Vysiion have successfully secured a four year contract with Electricity North West to supply and support ABB multiplexors as part of a network expansion and upgrade. The project will replace some legacy devices and bring all the network into…

Crown Commercial Service Speakers at digitech19

We are delighted to confirm that Crown Commercial Service will be covering the following subjects/themes at digitech19: Digital capability Technology procurement made simple Dealing with key suppliers Cyber and security Speakers…

Ian Phoenix of NHS Digital to speak at digitech19

We are delighted to welcome Ian Phoenix, Director of Citizen Health Technology, NHS Digital as a plenary speaker at digitech19.  He joins a panel of expert speakers from Government Digital Service, Crown Commercial Service, Socitm, Greater…

News from NHS Digital - NHS 111 online hits one million triages mark

NHS 111 online has been used more than one million times to get people the medical help they need since its launch in December 2017. The service, which offers fast, free online help to anyone in England with an urgent health concern, completed…

Updated Service Standard announced for government services

Government Digital Service have announced today, via their blog, an updated Service Standard for government services. The Service Standard helps teams to create and run great public services. All public facing transactional services must meet…
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NHS hospitals and GP practices to get fibre optic internet

News from Department of Health and Social Care Published 30th April 2019 Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced plans to upgrade every hospital, GP practice and community care service to full fibre connectivity. Almost 40% of NHS…

Bids for a place on the Technology Products and Associated Services framework are now open

Crown Commercial Service news The framework is the successor to Technology Products 2 (RM3733) which has recently been extended to October 2019. The agreement will be for the supply of commodity technology goods and closely-related services…

Government uses Alexa and Google Home to make services easier to access

Press release from Cabinet Office and Government Digital Service - 20th April 2019 Voice-activated smart speakers and virtual assistants can now be used to find out more than 12,000 pieces of information from the government. For the past…
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NHS Digital programmes nominated for digital award

NHS Digital’s Digital Delivery Centre has been nominated for a DigiLeaders 100 award for its work on the National Record Locator and NHS 111 online. The two NHS Digital programmes have been nominated in the Public Service Innovation of…

Fujitsu awarded £2.2m Digital Outcomes and Specialists contract with Department for Education (DfE)

London, March 27, 2019 – Fujitsu today announced that it has been awarded a two year £2.2m contract through the Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DoS) framework with the Department for Education and the Education and Skills Funding Agency…

New website for Crown Commercial Service

Crown Commercial Service have a new website with a redesign based on feedback - addressing some of the problems of the past and inspired by user suggestions. The framework contents and pipeline pages have moved to the new site but are now…

G-Cloud 11 application process open

Now in its 10th version, G-Cloud has generated sales of over £4.25bn sold with 43% of this awarded to SMEs. The G-Cloud framework is an agreement between the government and suppliers who provide cloud-based services. G-Cloud services are divided…

Improving SME access to the public sector market - techUK report

techUK today launched its, Procuring for Innovation and Growth report which provides recommendations on how to improve SME access to the public sector market. Informed by techUK’s fourth annual Govtech SME Survey, the report explores which…
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Updated Evidence Standards Framework for Digital Health Technologies

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an updated version of its evidence standards framework for digital health technologies. The aim of the standards is to make it easier for innovators and commissioners…
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digitech19 is FREE to attend for Public Sector employees

  digitech19 is free to attend if you are directly employed by a public sector organisation, just use the Online Booking tab to book your place. Delegates from private sector organisations are welcome to attend for a fee of £99 +…