When IT Meets Politics:

June, 2014


June 30, 2014  2:29 PM

Why inter-operability standards are essential for an open and competitive market

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
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Bryan Glick's summary of the "Big IT v. SME's" debate and the need to change supplier behaviour raises many questions, not least "how we bring about genuine competition?".

A...

June 26, 2014  9:42 AM

I apologise for sloppy blogging: I should have said oligopoly not cartel yesterday

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cartel, OFT, oligopoly

Chris Keeler correctly pulled me up for using the work "Cartel" yesterday when I should have said " 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


June 25, 2014  10:58 AM

Does Labour really plan to return to “delayed big bang” for government IT projects?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Big Data, cloud, Conservative, dwp, ICT, Labour, politics

No wonder the cartel who brought us the NHS National Plan for IT, the re-creation of the BT communications monopoly, overpriced and inefficient PFIs and all those other massively expensive, wasteful and under-performing central government "


June 23, 2014  4:58 PM

Best practice in “try before you buy” work experience and internship programmes

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cyber security, e-skills, IAAC, Information security, Internship

The feedback to my blog last week , on the review of the new cyberskills frameworks, revealed some interesting divisions of opinion with regard to training programmes in general....


June 16, 2014  12:59 PM

There is no shortage of the skills to tackle e-crime, only of employers who train

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
(ISC)2, Access control, AML, Big Data, bribery, co-sourcing, COBIT, Compliace, corruption, CPD, CPNI, CREST, cyberwarfare, dwp, e_Skills, FLSP, Forensics, Fraud, FSB, HMRC, HOMER, IASME, IBM, Identity management, IISP, Information security, IPv4, IPv6, ISACA, ISSA, kyc, NCA, PCI DSS, Qradar, regulation, risk, S4C, SCADA, Security, Skill, Trend

I recently agreed to help e-Skills engage financial services employers in reviewing their


June 9, 2014  10:50 AM

Using the 1st Cyber Security Challenge “Regional Fun-Fair” to trawl the talent pool

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Compliance, extortion, HR, Information security, Linux, Microsoft, Oracle, risk, sabotage, VMware

I am in the process of revising the interim report of my review of the new Cybersecurity apprenticeship and continuous professional development frameworks from the perspective of...

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