White Papers

IBM pathways for GDPR readiness

12/09/17

This IBM paper helps organisations better understand how they can start preparing for the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Analytics for Government: Better decisions, smarter policies at less cost and risk

10/07/17

This SAS paper demonstrates how analytics can help central government organisations increase revenue, minimise risk, better focus resources and even save lives. It also provides a roadmap to help departments as they evolve.

Our Changing State: Mergers and demergers of non-departmental public bodies

29/06/17

This whitepaper by Browne Jacobson comes on the heels of a roundtable that explored how the public sector can develop awareness of and better manage reforms to its landscape.

Digital Reinvention in action: What to do and how to make it happen

26/06/17

This IBM whitepaper shows how Digital Reinvention will involve a fundamental reimagining of how organisations operate and how they engage with their environment. 

The Future Workplace: How is disruptive technology influencing business decision makers?

13/06/17

How are the public and private sectors utilising technology? BT surveyed 1,501 key IT decision makers from organisations of all sizes across the UK to see how they're embracing the technologies at the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Bringing digital transformation to local government

10/04/17

This Citrix whitepaper explores the challenges faced by local governments and IT professionals to make services intuitive and convenient in an environment of growing demand and unprecedented cuts in expenditures. 

The Little Book of Big Weekends

10/04/17

The Little Book of Big Weekends by Boundless has 35 fun and unusual ideas for short-breaks and days out in the UK to inspire and surprise you, from sleeping in a luxury tree house to staying at Britain’s most remote pub.

6 common threats to your signed documents

30/03/17

This SigningHub e-book explores six of the most common threat scenarios associated with e-signing processes and how you should respond. 

Identifying effective mobile workforce management

02/12/16

This new research by Kirona indicates that field-based teams could be significantly more productive, with poor quality processes and a reliance on outdated paper-based systems stymieing progress. As this report suggests, government has a real opportunity to make significant cost savings and noticeable improvements with new technologies available to them. 

Digital Transformation: The Age of Innocence, Inertia or Innovation?

17/11/16

This Microsoft report takes a look at the views of more than 1,000 business and IT leaders from large UK organisations across a variety of sectors in an effort to better understand how they're thinking about disruption and their own digital transformation journeys. 

Digital Transformation Skills for Government

29/09/16

This short Microsoft e-book reviews the seven key digital transformation skills the public sector needs to harness to optimise operations and transform service delivery.

Transforming Public Sector Productivity

22/06/16

Using the results of a BlackBerry-commissioned Dods Research survey of over 4,000 UK public sector workers, this report offers a clear picture of how the public sector is faring in its attempts to adopt mobile working practices

Poole Hospital reduces backup window by 85 per cent

02/06/16

This case study takes a look at how Poole Hospital partnered with HPE for an efficient and scalable backup software solution to protect operational and clinical data.

Charities and the Public Sector: Stronger together

24/05/16

This whitepaper by Vodafone explores how the public sector can partner with charities to continue delivering valued services without compromising quality or efficiency. 

Sopra Steria: Government Digital Trends Survey 2016

23/05/16

Now in its second year, this research by Sopra Steria in conjunction with Dods examines the progress that the civil service has made in implementing digital transformation.

Your guide to unlocking organisational growth with data

16/05/16

This Microsoft eBook explains how you can enhance efficiency and productivity while growing your organisation effectively.

Reimagine Welfare

12/05/16

It’s a sad fact that those least able to heat and power their homes often pay the highest prices. Even taking the low end of these figures, the poorest families in the country are paying a price premium totaling more than a third of a billion pounds.In this report, KPMG reimagines a welfare scheme in which claimants aggregate their individual buying power to become partners in a huge trading block​.

Invigorating the public sector revolution

28/04/16

This report by Civica explores how a public sector cultural revolution is essential to empower the digital citizen and discusses how people, culture and leadership are not only barriers but also enablers of wholesale change.

Cybersecurity in the Government: Managing the ongoing challenge of insider threats

27/04/16

This SolarWinds whitepaper presents the results of a study on the challenges IT professionals face in preventing insider and external IT security threats, and ways to help mitigate this growing potential risk.

Addressing the challenges posed by compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000

14/04/16

The Freedom of Information Act (“the Act”) was introduced across most of the UK in 2000—and in Scotland in 2002—to allow public right of access to information held by public authorities.This whitepaper by HPE focuses on how, 15 years since its passage, the law poses challenges to local authorities and NHS trusts.

Cyber Security Demystified: Your key cloud security questions answered

12/04/16

As the amount of data we collect from an increasing number of sources keeps growing, the risk of that data falling into the wrong hands grows exponentially. This Microsoft eBook guides you through the role you can play in keeping your organisation safe.

Mobile Device Management for a Mobile Workforce

09/03/16

This whitepaper by iomart examines Mobile Device Management from the perspective of planning key concepts for Microsoft Intune, following a project they are delivering for a government agency.

The intelligent Cloud: From information to innovation

26/02/16

Moving to the cloud reduces costs, drives efficiencies and unlocks new opportunities. In this cloud e-guide, Microsoft offers nine key insights into how the cloud can bring about brand new ways of doing things.

Best Practices for IT Asset Discovery

26/02/16

This free white paper by SolarWinds maps out the top eight “must-have” aspects of IT asset discovery that combine to make up a best-practice approach. 

How the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation Will Impact Your Organisation

22/02/16

There are big changes happening in areas of data privacy and data sovereignty that you and your organisation ought to know about. This whitepaper by iomart explores how the way organisations handle customer information today may not be compliant with new regulations that kick in this year. 

Good Practice Guide 13: Log & Event Manager

22/02/16

This free white paper by SolarWinds explains how Log & Event Manager can help you pinpoint potential security issues, simplify and automate incident response, and achieve GPG13 compliance.