If the experience of the UK’s Government Digital Service is anything to go by, then the US faces a steep learning curve and plenty of resistance before it can make a marked difference to government IT.
The world as we knew it is gone and with it the big bad expensive ways of delivering government. Now is the time for change. For new delivery models but equally new ways of designing our public services, fit for the future not held back by the past.
Estonia is the world’s leading digital government, but ‘independent researchers’ claim its e-voting system is unsafe. In a week when apathetic voters let the far right boost its power across the Europe Union, is e-voting the answer to enabling genuine e-democracy?
It was encouraging to see how high a profile G-Cloud had at this week’s Public Sector Show in London with Tony Singleton, G-Cloud program director, in attendance and updating delegates on the initiative’s performance to date.