I have been remiss over the past two years on updates. I confess that events in my personal life were significantly more important than business as I lost Gill, my partner of 8 years, to cancer in 2018. Much of the time has passed in a blur, and it is now time to take hold again and for me to "happen to life" as oppose "life happen to me".

Expect a more active Updates Page during 2020!

G Cloud 9 .... All Change!

Monday 13th February 2017

G Cloud 9. It's the G Cloud you must be on as when G Cloud 9 goes live BOTH G Cloud 7 and 8 will be turned off. That's May 2017, according to GDS Other changes : • IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and SCS go, to be replaced by Cloud Hosting, Cloud Software and Cloud Support. • Questions with more detailed answers, more security related with Optional Service Definition PDF. • Expansion of service categorisation - simpler "buyer language oriented" terminology • On line editing of service description summaries- quickening the update process • Suppliers can reuse previous application data for GC9 applications All changes have been designed to make the application easier, provide simpler searches for buyers and lessen the administrative burden for all. BUT - there's a sting in the tail.…

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In the News : G Cloud submission could cost £'000s

Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Helping with Application form completion is not something we do here at NewView. It is pretty straightforward, though time consuming - based on what companies tell me who have gone through the process. If you are considering outsourcing G Cloud application look at what you will get for your money. And remember, being on the framework is no guarantee of business but it does mean you are in the game. Marketing to the Public Sector does not stop at the framework! Link : Outsourcing

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We're in the News - "G-Cloud 9 research 'less a voyage of discovery, more like a day trip to Calais"' -

Thursday 10th November 2016

I believe G Cloud to be a great idea, Innovative (in Government circles) with a need to evolve to reach its potential,Potential and actual users need to be involved in that development process and "users" I mean Public Sector Organisations and suppliers on the Framework). Given the scale of the user base is doing the UX research over the summer holiday period really going to provide the information needed? See New View Markets in the News at http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/2476840/g-cloud-9-research-less-a-voyage-of-discovery-more-like-a-day-trip-to-calais (Please copy and paste into your browser)

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Coin Collectors Survey 2016

Thursday 21st July 2016

New View Market Services is looking at our motivation and passion for collecting. The what we are looking for, how we share, protect and secure our valuable purchases - as one collector has put it to me "its value is what it's worth to me". We are also looking to identify how sources in the market could improve what they deliver that would benefit collectors, starting with Numismatist Research. To complete the short survey please copy and paste the following link into your browser window, http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/WJN01/ Participants in the survey are eligible for entry to a Prize Draw, giving the winner the opportunity to undertake a specially negotiated VIP Tour of the Royal Mint in Llantrisant meeting the Curators of the Royal…

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In the News

Friday 17th June 2016

Interview with CRN on Recruiters spend through the Digital Marketplace. Copy and paste link below http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/2461991/recruiters-have-made-over-gbp100m-on-g-cloud-so-far

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Digital Marketplace : The Recruiters Story

Tuesday 31st May 2016

Sourcing of Contractors/Interim Managers is big business on the Digital Marketplace and set to grow. Which sectors offer the best opportunities for recruiters though, and which departments? To order your copy contact Mark@newviewmarkets.com

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Recruiters take 7% of Digital Marketplace Revenues

Monday 16th May 2016

With £103m of recorded revenue Recruiters have taken 7% of the total Digital Marketplace spend since the first framework launch in 2012. Based on data published by GDS for the full financial year (2015/16) spending on contractors and interim managers through the three frameworks shows a year on year increase of 65%, and SMEs are performing particularly well by securing 84% of revenue (compared to 53% overall). 85% of spending through the frameworks originates from Central Government departments who have been mandated a Cloud First Policy. The mandate is unlikely to be extended across the whole of the public sector nonetheless there has been increased interest from Local Government and other sectors in the adopting Cloud. Use of…

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G Cloud Reporting - Viewer beware

Sunday 10th April 2016

G Cloud - Reporting Challenges G Cloud has been something of a revelation in terms of reporting on Government spending, showing what Government has been spending on (Infrastructure, Platform and Software As A Service and Specialist Cloud Services). But figures cannot be necessarily taken at face value! As much as 6% of spending since the launch of the online catalogue has been allocated to the wrong Government sector. For example the Local Government sector includes expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, inflating the recorded spend by Local Government by £7.8m. The Driver Vehicle and Standards Agency - with a UK remit and an Agency of the Department of Transport is reported as being in the Devolved Government Sector, a…

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Forthcoming Reports

Monday 21st March 2016

A series of Reports are planned based on G Cloud Sales figures as reported by GDS. Any mis-allocations in terms of sectors or Lots will be addressed prior to analysis and alterations to the original GDS figures documented April 2016 SaaS - Collaborative Software : Public Sector Investment through G Cloud May 2016 SaaS - Case Management Software : Public Sector Investment through G Cloud June 2016 SaaS - WorkForce Management Software : Public Sector Investment through G Cloud July 2016 SaaS - Business Intelligence : Public Sector Investment through G Cloud Each Report identifies : Key Departments investing in HR SaaS, with vendor footprint in departmentsVendor Offer Analysis - Product, Pricing and Service comparisonsVendor positioning in the Market - by reviewing…

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Monday 21st March 2016

This Briefing places public sector Collaboration Software SaaS spending under the microscope through the G Cloud Framework (previously CloudStore) for Q1-Q3 FY 2015/16. The focus here is on dedicated collaboration software which enables the sharing and processing of files / documents and other data formats among several users and systems. Thus users are able to create a workspaces, adding data and workflows to it. Workspaces are accessible by a defined group of users and any changes made by group members are synchronized, so users are always able to access the most up to date version of the file. The full report will provide the data and information which includes: 1) Collaboration software G Cloud Sales since launch. These figures are a corrected…

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