Private Sector Insight

An opportunity to enact long-lasting change to UK Defence and National Security

28 April 2020

PA Consulting calls for the creation of a single strategic body to provide better sharing of data and information across the entire national security landscape

Why collaboration holds the key to co-ordinated border management

24 April 2020

Shannon Kerrigan of Leidos makes the case for a more integrated approach to delivering "the frictionless border of the future"

When digital meets government, pure Agile just won’t do

20 April 2020

Civica's Bob McClean explains how the emerging techniques of Hybrid Agile retain Agile’s user-focus and flexibility – so valuable in the battle against COVID-19 – while meeting government’s...

Ministry of Justice: Getting a complex technology programme back on track

16 April 2020

In a complex technology programme, the MoJ is introducing a new electronic monitoring system with GPS tracking to improve offender management. PA Consulting demonstrates how its expertise got the...

Why COVID-19 doesn’t mean that developing at pace needs to grind to a halt…

8 April 2020

Proxima’s Emily Smith, responsible for talent development, offers insights and practical advice on how to keep young talent developing when work patterns have fundamentally changed.

DfID: Delivering humanitarian aid at pace with blockchain

1 April 2020

The Department for International Development leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. In this article, PA Consulting offers an insight into how they improved supply chain visibility...

Remote working: How to manage essential procurement projects

23 March 2020

When you work for a consultancy you get used to working remotely, so Proxima have plenty of advice to share with functions just now settling into new patterns of working 

Managing Commercial risk in uncertain times

20 March 2020

What might have been only thought exercises a few weeks ago are now reality thanks to the impact of coronavirus, writes Proxima, and all organisations must use this time to evaluate...

University of Cambridge: Managing change in research support clears the way for a more competitive Cambridge

18 March 2020

Competition among the world's research-focussed universities is fierce. PA Consulting outlines their work with the University of Cambridge to improve its support structures for further success...

“We have an obligation as part of the fabric of the UK”: An interview with BT's Simon Godfrey

16 March 2020

As the UK’s largest provider of broadband, mobile, and fixed-line services, BT sees itself as an institution and a company combined. Director of government relations Simon Godfrey sits down with...

Transforming citizen-facing services

16 March 2020

BJSS is an award-winning technology consultancy with nearly ten years experience helping the public sector deliver on a range of technology projects. Head of public sector Susheel Dodeja sits down...

A new era of digital problem solving

16 March 2020

For 27 years ThoughtWorks has helped organisations solve complex business problems where technology is the differentiator. But as UK digital transformation lead Luke Vinogradov explains, the...

The barriers to a National Data Strategy are falling: it’s time to move forward

12 March 2020

For nearly three years, data managers across government have been waiting for the long-promised National Data Strategy. Civica’s Mark Humphries points out that the obstacles to its development are...

Women in procurement: In conversation with DHSC’s commercial director

5 March 2020

Women are still underrepresented in the procurement industry. For International Women’s Day, Proxima lays out suggestions for improvement, and speaks with DHSC’s Melinda Johnson

Coronavirus: What does it mean for government’s supply chain?

21 February 2020

Covid-19 is not only going to change how we view risk in our suppliers, it may also change how government thinks about buying, writes Proxima