The week in public sector IT: the biggest tenders and awards (26/03)

Extracts from an article by Oscar Williams, news editor for New Statesman Tech.

“This is the latest instalment of a weekly feature analysing the UK’s biggest public sector IT deals. In partnership with data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the top ten most valuable tenders and awards from the previous week, and take stock of which tech firms have won the biggest share of the public sector pie." [...]

"This week, the biggest tender comes from the Home Office. Officials are searching for a firm to provide new systems for the enrolment, matching storage and reporting of fingerprints and facial images. Firms have until 23 April to apply for the contract, which is worth £308m." [...]

"The biggest supplier of the week and the winner of the biggest award is RedBEE Media, which is being paid up to £29,250,000 to deliver subtitling and audio description services to the BBC."

Read the full article on the New Statesman Tech website.

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