When IT Meets Politics:

October, 2014


October 20, 2014  4:12 AM

The churn of information security staff is even more dangerous than the shortfalls in quality

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

You might like to scroll down and read the last paragraph of this blog entry first.   "The Consultant" was first published in 1978 during the run up to a previous "IT Skills Crisis". It was based on a cautionary...

October 13, 2014  12:22 PM

When IT fails to meet politics: why non-discussions at 2014 party conferences were so dangerous

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Big Data, Broadband, Cabinet office, capitalism, Conservative, Corporatism, CTF, Facebook, freedom, Google, ISP, Labour, Microsoft, Schumpeter, Skills, techUK, twitter, UKIP, United Kingdom, Web

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October 11, 2014  12:43 PM

There is no shortage of cybersecurity talent – only of employers willing to retrain their staff

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

I have said this before and I will say it again, when I blog on the next stage of the work with which I have agreed to help e-Skills, but the objective of this blog is to draw your...


October 3, 2014  8:23 PM

DCMS Select Committee call for inputs on the performance of Ofcom

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
btgroup, DPA, Eric Schmidt, Google, Infrastructure, Ofcom, United Kingdom

I apologise for not having had time to blog over the last week or so. First came the rush to get inputs to the Digital Communications Infrastructure Strategy consultation by October 1st. Then came preparations for the launch (at the party conference) of the Conservative Technology Forum studies on...


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