Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

June, 2011


June 27, 2011  12:59 PM

So, David Cameron, still think Google Health could be used in NHS IT?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Google, google health, health, NHS, NPfIT

Google quietly announced at the end of last week that it plans to "retire" - shut down - its Google Health online medical records service.

This may not, at first, appear especially relevant to the UK, since the service was specifically targeted at US citizens with the unique challenges...

June 24, 2011  11:55 AM

It is becoming clearer how the cloud will really change the role of IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Cloud Computing, G-Cloud, Government IT, Swift

One of the many questions frequently posed by IT leaders in relation to cloud computing asks which services should, and which should not, be moved into the cloud. It's a challenge facing government - as


June 15, 2011  3:51 PM

Government identity banks start to take shape

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
government, Government IT, Hackers, identity cards, Identity fraud, Security

Here's a story that's going to run and run - and one I predict will start to make national news headlines once its significance sinks in to the consumer press.

As part of its plans to create a national identity assurance scheme for online public services, the government is proposing to...


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