Is G-Cloud Working? – Part 2: Supply-side

Is G-Cloud Working? – Part 2: Supply-side

In Part 1 we looked at the first 4-months of spend data of 2019/20 (April to July) and compared this to the same period in 2018/19. Taking the perspective of demand-side management we concluded that management of the Digital Marketplace was proving to be effective and fruitful.
In this part we are going to look at the same data as ‘sales’ data and assess the state of the marketplace from the perspective of the tech industry – the supply-side.

Is G-Cloud Working? – Part 1: Demand

Is G-Cloud Working? – Part 1: Demand

Return to work after the summer break and CCS have published the spend figures for G-Cloud & DOS from the Digital Marketplace. This covers the first 4-months of the new financial year (April – July).

I’m looking for an answer to the question “Is G-Cloud Working?”. In this first part I’ll be looking at the demand side of the equation and looking for objective evidence by comparing the period with April – July of the previous year.

G-Cloud spend data update. Part 1: SME’s declining share

G-Cloud spend data update. Part 1: SME’s declining share

An overview of the soon to be published (draft) spend figures for the Digital Marketplace. In this Part 1, I look at the growth pattern of G-Cloud and DOS overall against the November 2017 forecast. There is clearly emerging a 2-speed Marketplace with growth rates widely different for Large and SME organisations. SMEs don’t wring their hands and complain about unfairness… it’s not about the size of dog in the fight, it’s about the size of fight in the dog.