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Build To Share


Through the Build to Share programme, the OGCIO delivers a range of successful collaboration tools, platforms and services for public service bodies.


Delivers a suite of corporate support applications common across government bodies, for example: ePQ, eSubmissions, eFOI and eDocs.

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Managed Desktop

Build to Share (BTS) Managed Desktop delivers the standard range of core ICT desktop services, including:

  • PCs
  • laptops
  • hybrid/tablet devices
  • office productivity suite
  • email
  • local network
  • internet access
  • the underpinning infrastructure and cyber security services

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Government Cloud

Delivers a shared robust, resilient, private Government Cloud infrastructure platform available for system/application hosting for all Public Bodies.

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Government Networks

Government Networks delivers carrier-grade, resilient, high-capacity private voice, video and data services across the Public Service nationwide.

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Government Data Centre

The Government Data Centre presents an opportunity for sharing of infrastructure enabling public service bodies to locate their ICT infrastructure in a purpose-built Government owned and run facility.

The multi-year project to deliver the Government Data Centre is underway.

Government Portal is the key portal through which citizens and businesses can interact with Government, acting as a one stop shop for information on Government services and Government.


ICT Profession

ICT Profession ensures that the right people with the right skills are in the right roles across the civil service in line with the Civil Service ICT HR Professionalisation Strategy.

Read more about the Civil Service ICT HR Professionalisation Strategy.

National Low Latency Platform

OCGIO is building a transport mechanism to ensure that the Public Service maximises the benefits and outcomes from 5G, and develops its capacity for public service innovation through increasing connectivity and using new technologies. By enabling Stand Alone 5G and other low latency technologies to be integrated into a High Speed Low Latency National Platform.

Read more about NLLP.