Integration software and middleware

  • March 24, 2011 24 Mar'11

    European Commission prepares for cuts to sprawling €500m IT spend

    The European Commission is preparing a plan to slash its sprawling IT estate after an audit revealed it spends €500m a year on 2,000 IT systems that often do the same thing for different departments.

  • March 23, 2011 23 Mar'11

    Budget 2011: HMRC might combine NI and income tax systems

    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) could face major IT integration following the government's announcement in the budget that the income tax and national insurance contributions (NICs) systems could be brought together in an effort to reduce complexity.

  • March 22, 2011 22 Mar'11

    Governments need new policies to cope with

    Every government agency needs a "big data" policy to cope with the rising tsunami of data, to protect personal data, and to extract information on which it can act, says a report from the US President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology ...

  • March 21, 2011 21 Mar'11

    Lessons from the library: Behind the UK's web archive

    Anyone unfamiliar with the British Library might imagine it to be a stuffy old organisation that's full of dusty books and documents – the last vestige of a bygone age, writes Dale Vile, managing director of Freeform Dynamics.

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    Scottish police seek national information system

    The Scottish Government has launched a national information management programme for its police service. The programme will develop a national model of common policing processes and provide a scalable solution for recording, management and analysis ...