The Digital Marketplace made the buying process simpler, clearer and faster for the Suffolk and Norfolk constabularies. Stephen Perrins explains how.
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Suppliers will be able to apply to Digital Outcomes and Specialists when it opens during the week beginning 7 December.
On 6 November 2014, a year ago today, we switched on the Digital Marketplace and turned off the CloudStore.
In February 2016, the Government Digital Service (GDS) and the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will replace Digital Services 2 (DS2) with Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS).
The Digital Marketplace is transforming the way the public sector commissions digital and cloud services, by making it simpler, clearer and faster for them to buy what they need.
We published the Digital Marketplace strategy in March 2015. It’s made up of 7 action points that outline our commitments for developing and growing the Digital Marketplace as a commissioning platform.
Tony Singleton said in his post ‘Redesigning the Digital Services framework’ that we’d publish an analysis of the themes that came out of the market engagement event on 23 August.
We’re changing the name of the redesigned Digital Services framework (DSf) to Digital Outcomes and Specialists. We’ve made this decision for the following reasons.
The Digital Marketplace makes it simpler, clearer and faster for the public sector to buy what they need to build world-class services.
In my last blog post, Redesigning Digital Services: Creating simpler and clearer contracts, I talked about the user need for plain English in government contracts.