As part of a procurement transparency project, the Cabinet Office has published a list of planned IT projects, worth £2.5 billion over five years. The projects were revealed as part of a government-wide procurement transparency exercise, designed to "allow government and industry to work together to spot any skills and investment gaps so they can act to safeguard UK
competitiveness and growth".
Published on the ContractsFinder website, the project range from IT training for the army on the Isle of Wight, to shared services platforms for the Ministry of Justice. The largest planned contract is for the provision of IT services framework to the Department of Education, supporting schools across the UK, worth up to £575 million over four years.
Source: Information Age