Some recalcitrant suppliers hoped to have seen the back of him by now, but UK government minister Francis Maude remains stubbornly at the forefront of digital transformation policy.
I'm incredibly sceptical about the efforts from the European Commission to create a 'European Cloud', fearing as I do that the ongoing PRISM scandal is being exploited to support a political agenda in Europe. Here's the latest document from the Commission which makes me rather annoyed.
Queensland's managed it; the US GSA has had a stab at it; so why might Europe's procurement rule change not help its national governments IT purchasing?
The public sector is rife with costly IT failures, but the usual suspects continue to pick up new contracts. Is the time approaching when doing a bad job might not lead to fresh revenue streams?
It was going wrong, but I've put things right - UK government minister Iain Duncan Smith defends progress on Universal Credit, but still points a finger at IT failures, past and present.