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Thoughts on the Met integrated Policing System

The Met is finally out for MiPS: an integrated case, custody, intelligence and investigation system. Three bidders will fight it out, and the rest of the sector should watch closely. Here are six points for the police ICT community to bear in mind as the procurement unfolds.

Delayered gratification

This is high risk stuff, at the sharp […]

Public concerns, private concerns, IT challenges

While business funding for cybercrime is one of the more interesting ideas to be floated this week, the police ICT industry should address other private sector partnership models

#cutshaveconsequences. One such is frenzied police lobbying, press interviews and tweeting in the run-up to the big decisions next month on police funding. We’d caution police ICT […]

The digital forensics market is broken. Can IT service providers help?

Technology firms in search of brownie points with Whitehall often keep an eye on Innovate UK competitions, not so much for the cash on offer, but because they are a good guide to the issues where government is seriously stumped. Anyone with an interest in the digital investigations arena still has a few days left […]