A little late by me but Solidsoft issued another edition of their quaterly public sector bulletin: Value from IT in Government at the start of the month. These are the features in this latest issues:
A turning point for eGovernment
Liam Kelly, Public Sector Practice Manager, Solidsoft explains why he believes these are exciting times for local authorities.
Government Connect - Making the business case
Steve Lawrence, Take-up Manager, Government Connect, answers questions about what Government Connect is, how it will help deliver citizen-centric services and how Local Authorities can make a business case for using it.
Government Connect - beyond local authorities
Government Connect may have been developed primarily for local authorities, but there are compelling arguments as to why other agencies should look to adopt the services it provides.
Taking the strain out of known facts at Liverpool City Council
Instead of periodically uploading known facts to Government Connect, Liverpool Direct have taken a different approach. Billy Kershaw, Programme Manager, explains why it's less of a strain.
Microsoft announces Connected Government Framework
New platform helps local councils deliver transformation in a managed, controlled and cost-effective way.
New templates in forthcoming Visual Studio Foundation Server
With the 'Transformational Government' White Paper putting an emphasis on improving how IT is planned and delivered, Charles Young, Principle Consultant, Solidsoft, evaluates the impact of two new methodology templates - MSF for Agile Software Development and MSF for CMMI Process Improvement
Facilitating joined up government with federated security
Andy James, Chief Technology Officer, Solidsoft, examines the benefits of creating a federated security environment.
Check out the whole issue: Solidsoft - Value from IT