I work for a supplier of SaaS solutions to the public sector, we have been on G-Cloud II for the last year and just got approval for G-Cloud III. To date we haven't had one order through the CloudStore, the problem seems to be that no one in public sector procurement knows how to buy from G-Cloud...
The Cabinet Office has mandated procurement heads in central government to use the CloudStore first when splashing taxpayers' cash on tech in a bid to kill off old world buying habits. And despite a faltering start to the G-Cloud programme*, just £1.25m was transacted under the first iteration and a total of £18.6m over the …
Thursday 9th May 2013 23:59 GMT Anonymous Coward
Being privy to a public sector procurement framework - especially one as broad as G-Cloud (hundreds of vendors) doesn't mean you're gifted countless bluebird opportunities that just flood in. It's merely a "ticket to the party" which gives you a route to market.
It's the same with CITHS and the other f/works, you still need to go out and sell your wares! :)