The week in public sector tech: the biggest tenders and awards (10/06)

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." [...]

"The biggest tender of the week is the Northern Irish energy department’s open competition for a digital transformation programme. The department is searching for companies that can provide app development, technical delivery support, testing and a geographic information system. The competition as a whole is worth £150m and bidders have until 4 July to apply."[...]

"The biggest single award of the week goes to health tech firm Cerner. Chester Hospital NHS trust has awarded the firm nearly £15m to develop an electronic patient record system. Leeds and York trust has also commissioned a similar system, paying Careworks £3m to deliver the project."

Read the full article on the New Statesman Tech website.

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