The Think G-Cloud conference in London last week was the last public outing of Denise McDonagh as G-Cloud Programme Director. She took the chance to look back at achievements to date for the UK public sector's national cloud computing strategy.
Think G-Cloud was an eye opening event that sends warnings to the big SIs and which opens the door to opportunity for the smaller suppliers prepared to be agile and flexible. Check out the video playlist.
How safe is UK legislators' data in light of PRISM? A conversation with Joan Miller, Director of Parliamentary ICT Service suggests that it is very safe.
Today's Think G-Cloud conference in London provides a timely reminder of why the new direction of digital government is so essential to prevent further monstrosities like the NHS's grand IT nightmare.
The G-Cloud programme has fallen under the remit of the Government Digital Service - just as we exclusively predicted it would last week. Where to now for the national cloud programme?
The Australian Government is the latest national legislature to produce its own cloud computing strategy closely linked to digital economy ambitions. But how far will forthcoming elections in the country either validate or disrupt current thinking.
A new Major Projects Authority report has flagged up G-Cloud as having Amber/Red status - potential for trouble ahead in other words. Does some rethinking need to be done?
As G-Cloud programme director within the UK Cabinet Office, McDonagh is pushing through a paradigm shift in public sector ICT procurement and deployment. But can she get the Luddites into digital champions?
With the third generation of its core framework now live, just how successful has the G-Cloud programme really been? Depends how you define success basically.
If you're in UK central government you're now going to need a damn good reason not to be using public cloud. But does the Cloud First mandate go far enough?