Anyone embarking on a major digital transformation program should keep a close eye on the £125.9 million Digital Media Initiative. There are a lot of lessons to be learned from the BBC’s complete and utter failure.
Some IT suppliers to government are accused of “appalling” behaviour and conducting an “abusive” relationship with their public sector paymasters. Them’s fighting words from a senior government official.
We’ve got some exciting announcements coming up over the next few months – starting today with the news that we have a new member of the diginomica family in the shape of Derek du Preez.
My eye was taken today by the publication of an open letter from a variety of G-Cloud supporting vendors to Tony Singleton, the current head of the G-Cloud programme within the UK’s Government Digital Service team. The letter offers a series of suggestions for how the Framework needs to evolve to meet growing demand as the public sector cloud market matures.
Two announcements from the UK this week: one demonstrating just how committed parts of government are to a digital future and one reminding us that things don’t always go according to plan or to schedule.
While EuroCloud has been debating the European Union’s Cloud Computing plans, ETSI’s year long consideration of the cloud standards landscape has delivered an interesting new report.
Gartner’s warning that most organisations don’t have the right skills base internally to ‘tame the digital dragon’. And it’s not enough just to appoint a CDO either!
Jessica Twentyman talks to Jonathan Reichental, CIO of the City of Palo Alto, California, about how open data can build better communities – and why he’s taking that message back home to his birthplace of Dublin, Ireland.
The UK as the most digital government in the G8 family? A bold claim from Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude as other nations seem readier to learn lessons from the UK than parts of its own government.
A new year, a new start for Universal Credit? Well, maybe – but whether it’s the sort of new start that should be in place is highly open to question as the DWP goes its own sweet way.
Nerd Nite is a cool phenomenon that makes learning fun. But are the lessons for the enterprise?
Did the spat between Brazil and the US over NSA revelations of spying impact an important defense contract? Some might wish that was the case but when you dig a little deeper then the economics speak for themselves.