Mystery Shopper report highlights challenges of encouraging suppliers to form partnerships to bid for government contracts
The Institute for Goverment's Emily Andrews responds to our columnist's call for the Government Digital Service to once again bare its teeth and shake up departmental thinking...
John Manthorpe accuses government of wanting to "sell the Land Registry for a quick price to reduce the deficit"
GDS has been a game-changer for the UK. But Joshua Chambers asks whether the big fish will survive without finding fresh feeding grounds
Move designed to allow public sector buyers to complete existing procurements before the switch
Decade-long IT contract – underpinning £500bn in tax revenue – to come to an early end
Department must to more to challenge contractors, say MPs, as too many health and disability assessments do not meet acceptable standards despite an increase in the cost per assessment
Infrastructure and Projects Authority says strong public sector involvement coupled with move away from traditional government structures has been a important factor in the success of capital projects like London 2012 and Crossrail
Government Outcomes Lab being set up in partnership with Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government in a bid to assess the impact of outcome-based commissioning schemes
Cabinet Office must "raise its game" in challenging departments over commercial performance – public accounts committee
PAC says "encouraging signs of change" on the commercial front – but urges Cabinet Office to do more to chase up departments who are failing to make progress
Cabinet Office's Warren Smith wants service to become the first port of call for procurement
Jane Dudman: MyCSP's troubles paying civil service pensions show the danger of change for its own sake
There is much to learn from the MyCSP fiasco, which has caused a great deal of distress to people who have worked hard for the civil service