NS Tech Weekly

 

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." [...]

"Manchester Airport is currently embarking on a £1bn transformation programme that will add capacity for an extra 20 million passengers a year. Execs have now also committed to overhauling the airport’s IT. A tender published last week revealed the airport, the biggest outside London, has created a £19m framework for the provision of its IT services. Firms have until 27 July to apply."[...]

"In December, Capita IT Services won a £30m contract to manage the provision of new IT to more than 30 schools in the Ormiston Academies Trust, a new notice reveals. The deal was struck shortly before its parent company, Capita, issued a profit warning in January. Oliver Dowden, Cabinet Office minister, told the House of Commons in April that Capita had not won a single central government contract since the warning was issued."

Read the full article on the New Statesman Tech website.

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