Routes to procurement
Procurement professionals in the UK public sector, including Health, Local Government, Devolved Administrations, Education and Not for Profit organisations can make substantial savings by using Crown Commercial Service (CCS) contracts as their procurement route.
Measuring property and workplace productivity – the new metric!
I read with great interest the findings from the recently published Stoddart Review – The Workplace Advantage. It is a most informative report which highlights the role working environments play in organisational and UK productivity. An area many of us believe that has been neglected until now. I would urge those of you who have […]
Find out who the leaders are in web content management
In the new Forrester Wave™ report, Forrester evaluates 15 web content management (WCM) vendors. WCM technology is essential in helping organizations manage content and experiences across multiple channels. Get your complimentary copy of the report to read the complete evaluations, based on criteria including current offering, strategy and market presence, and to find out who […]
Four steps toward omnichannel marketing success
The importance of creating one-on-one experiences lies at the heart of the omnichannel marketing approach.
CDS employee’s achievements recognised at 4th quarterly ICE Awards
On 16 December 2016, we held our fourth Baird Group ICE Awards recognising employees who have gone above and beyond in both Contribution and Innovation to the company and our clients. Pardon us for the vagueness about names of employees and clients but we have been asked to be discreet. The bottom line is that […]
CDS appointed to Crown Commercial Services RM3785 Framework: Lot 2 – Managed Print and Digital Solutions
CDS is pleased to announce our appointment to the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) RM3785 Framework: Lot 2 – Managed Print and Digital Solutions. This framework offers all public sector organisations the flexibility to source a fully-managed, end-to-end Print and Digital Solution that includes associated services such as simple design, storage, fulfillment and distribution, postage, scanning […]
What we learned from the Water Utility Conference
As one of the main sponsors of the Water Utility Conference last week, we spoke to many delegates and listened with great interest to the excellent speakers. Perhaps unsurprisingly the themes that emerged were around challenges that many other businesses in the UK also face. We reflect on these below but firstly the hot topic […]
What does omnichannel mean to your business?
For Part 2 go to: Four steps toward omnichannel marketing success PART 1 What does omnichannel mean to your business? The consumer journey to make a purchase has evolved (and continues to do so) rapidly. There used to be a time when buying only happened in the brick-and-mortar stores and in the early days of […]
2017 milestone: government property management system reaches highest level to date
We’re incredibly proud to announce that as of January 2017 the Government Property Unit (GPU) now manages an area equivalent to 3,922 football pitches, roughly four times the size of Gibraltar, in our e-PIMS (Electronic Property Information and Mapping Service). The reason this milestone has been reached is that Local Authorities are now being encouraged […]
Corporate Social Responsibility tree planting initiative
On 24 November 2016, CDS staff Alyn Johnson, Simon Bourne, Lee Pearce and Ryan Lodge took part in a tree planting day at Heartwood Forest, near Hatfield, St Albans. England’s largest new native forest, Heartwood Forest is a large-scale reforestation project that will see 600,000 new trees planted over 858 acres in the next 12 […]