Private Sector Insight

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Ed Vaizey: “Good cyber security underpins the entire digital economy"

24 July 2015

Minister of State for the Digital Economy stresses need for "good cyber security" at Reform think tank's  “Cyber security:...

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Public, private or hybrid – what flavour of cloud do you need?

17 July 2015

Private sector organisations operate in a commercially competitive world and so the drive for them to adopt cloud technologies is huge. Paul K Jeffrey, technical account director for iomart,...

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The Public Sector and the Cloud

17 July 2015

A first class and fully accredited data centre infrastructure can ease the nerves around public sector migration to the cloud. Colin Speirs, iomart's public sector bid manager, explores the...

Hire right: three tips to avoid the toxic employees

13 July 2015

 Key traits to look out for in the interview process that can help predict whether someone is going to eventuate as a toxic employee

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Leadership: finding and nurturing future civil service talent

8 July 2015

The civil service and other public sector organisations must look to their current employees for development and leadership roles if they are to succeed, says Cornerstone OnDemand 

Workers

3 things to consider to make zero-hours contracts work

6 July 2015

Cornerstone OnDemand's Mike Baker sets out the three key areas to consider when managing the 2.3% of those in employment  on zero-hour contracts 

Cyber security

Cyber security and central government

1 July 2015

Categorised as a Tier One threat alongside international terrorism, cyber strikes can do serious damage to essential public services. BT's Neil Mellor examines the issue

Improving civil service policy making with evidence-based processes and training

27 May 2015

Nick Pearce, director of the Institute for Public Policy Research and member of the Institute for Policy Research Advisory Board, explores the skills and priorities needed for successful Whitehall...

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Communications drives transformation of the car industry

13 May 2015

As the automotive industry continues to innovate, BT explores what role communications technology has played in the transformation of technology...

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Money isn’t the main motivator for millennials, explains Cornerstone OnDemand

12 May 2015

Colette Wade, Regional VP, EMEA Marketing & Business Development at Cornerstone OnDemand​, explains what motivates generation Y

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Smart Citizen Services

7 May 2015

Across the public sector, in government, education, and nonprofit organisations, we are seeing the barriers to cloud adoption come down to open new methods of meeting mandates, driving...

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Sky is the Limit: Efficiency in the Cloud

7 May 2015

Across the public sector, in government, education, and nonprofit organisations, we are seeing the barriers to cloud adoption come down to open new methods of meeting mandates, driving...