Well, the 2013 budget has finished and while the dust is settling on the key points from the Chancellor's speech, We've compiled some great case studies from the UK public sector to share with you which demonstrate excellent examples of cost saving...

How to save money and...

...reduce carbon footprint

  • Leicester City Council
    City Council Makes Significant Savings Replacing Existing System with Unified Communications.
    Read more here.

 

...work smarter

  • Scottish Borders Council
    Council Expects £1 Million Saving from Unified Communications Over Three Years.
    Read more here.

 

...work flexibly

  • Argyll & Bute Council
    Council Meets Budgetary Challenges Head-on Through Flexible Working Programme.
    Read more here.

 

...increase productivity

  • West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service
    Fire Service Adopts Unified Communications Solution, Increases Productivity 35 Percent.
    Read more here.

 

...space

  • Plymouth City Council
    Along with the council’s Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, this will help Plymouth save around 26 per cent on licensing, equating to £494,000 (U.S.$768,000) over three years.
    Read more here.

 

...boost efficiency

  • Migrate to a Microsoft platform!
  • Hampshire County Council
    Council Boosts Efficiency and Saves Tens of Thousands of Pounds with Database Migration.
    Read more here.

 

...be secure

  • Lancashire Constabulary
    Police Force Saves Millions of Pounds on Network Segregation with Virtualisation Tool.
    Read more here.
  • Take a look at the private cloud Economics tool here – see what you could save vs VMware.

 

...give citizens better service

  • Chorley Borough Council
    Three Councils Save £2.6 Million over Four Years with New Customer Contact Platform.
    Read more here.
     

...be more agile

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...accelerate transformation
 

  • East Midlands Ambulance Service
    EMAS uses Lync teleconferencing to accelerate service transformation.
    Read more here.

 

...streamline operations

  • Compass Point Business Services
    Public-Sector Service Provider Uses ERP and CRM Systems to Deliver Huge Savings and Excellent Service Quality.
    Read more here.

 

...get better insight
 

  • The Electoral Commission
    Public Sector Organisation Improves Data Accuracy and Customer Service with CRM.
    Read more here.