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Livingstone Group awarded places on G-Cloud 12 Procurement Framework

We are delighted to announce our group of companies have each been awarded places on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) G-Cloud 12 procurement framework.  The framework enables Public Sector organisations to procure accredited cloud services, safe in the knowledge that these assured cloud services meet the CCS stringent criteria. Our cloud services are now available […]


Why the public sector needs to optimise its software costs now more than ever

The coronavirus pandemic has deeply impacted industries across the globe and the UK’s public sector has been no exception, with increased pressure felt beyond central government, impacting all public institutions. All eyes are on the public sector’s handling of the current situation, and on government spending in particular as they are forced to tighten the […]


IBM’s year-end is looming: time to plan your negotiation strategy – Part 1

IBM’s year-end in December is just around the corner, and it’s never too early to start planning your IBM roadmap and to decide on your future Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) strategy. To ensure you are able to negotiate the best deal for your organisation, you’ll need a defined strategy along with a clear visibility of […]


How to extract maximum value from your SAM tool investment

Most large organizations will have invested in a SAM or ITAM tool. If not, they’ve probably at least contemplated it. At Livingstone we consider these tools vital to best practice asset management as they provide much needed visibility into software deployments, usage levels and entitlement. Not only do they place companies in a far stronger […]