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Research and Markets: Reform within austerity: UK public sector ICT overview and forecast to 2016-17

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccr22m/reform_within) has announced the addition of the "Reform within austerity: UK public sector ICT overview and forecast to 2016-17" report to their offering.

Two years into its programme of government the coalition continues to wrestle with economic challenges and is already experiencing its fair share of events. Recovery of the economy has not been as sustained or as marked as the government hoped. Government forecasts for growth did not materialize as planned, and instead the economy hit a double-dip recession, which resulted in the chancellor of the exchequer announcing an extension of austerity measures.

The intended reforms of the NHS within n the Health and Social Care Bill continue to be opposed by a majority of clinicians and their professional bodies, which has kept the government in an energy-sapping battle of wills with the very doctors they seek to support. The events that triggered the Leveson enquiry into phone hacking and into relations between the press, politicians and civil servants, together with the proceedings of the enquiry itself, have exposed the actions of individual ministers and the prime minister himself to forensic scrutiny. While the coalition remains stable, it is under pressure and the strains between the coalition partners are beginning to tell. In the circumstances, the coalition's appetite for headline-grabbing far-reaching reforms is diminished, and for large-scale ICT programmes it is virtually non-existent.

Publication Overview

This report summarizes the status of the UK public sector ICT market in 2011-12, and anticipates developments over a five year period to 2016-17. This overview of the market for ICT goods and services across the UK public sector is intended both for those currently working with public sector clients, and those considering this market for the first time. The report also covers the economic social and political changes that influence the market, and the buying behavior that is shaped by these trends.

The report provides background material on the changing context for those who are already working with public sector clients. Those engaging for the first time with this market will find an outline of market structure, funding flows, major buying units and influencers.

Reasons To Buy

- Gain insight into the public sector ICT market in the UK.

- Gain knowledge on the developments in the UK ICT market over a five year period to 2016-17.

- Provides you forecasts for ICT spending across hardware, software, services, communications and staff, which include spending on ICT outsourcing and ICT elements of outsourced business processes.

- The ICT spending associated with ICT-intensive business process outsourcing is included in the forecasts.

Key Topics Covered

1 Executive summary

2 Introduction

3 Overall context

4 ICT market forecast

5 Central and devolved government

6 Local government

7 Health

8 Education

9 Justice

10 Policing

11 Transport

12 National security and defence

13 Supplier landscape

14 Implications for Suppliers

Examples of Companies Mentioned

- Airwave Solutions

- Arqiva

- BT

- Cable and Wireless

- Capgemini

- Capita

- Cisco

- Dell

- Easynet Global Services

- Eircom

- Freedom Communications

- Fujitsu

- Global Crossing

- HP

- IBM

- Icom Holdings

- Intelenet

- Kcom

- Logicalis

- MDNX

- Microsoft

- NextiraOne

- Oracle

- Phoenix IT Group

- Serco

- Siemens

- Steria Research Machine

- Sun Microsystems

- Telefonica UK

- The Listening Company

- Uniworld Communications

- Updata

- Virgin Media Business

- Vodafone

- Wipro

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccr22m/reform_within

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