Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

August, 2015


August 19, 2015  6:09 PM

Why GDS doesn’t matter – the questions for UK digital government

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital strategy, GAAP, GDS, Government IT, Whitehall

The summer parliamentary recess is meant to be a quiet time for anyone writing about government matters, but for those of us following all things technology it's been an unexpectedly busy period.

August 14, 2015  2:43 PM

A-levels show progress in IT education, but IT leaders can do more

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Computer science, Education, jobs, recruitment, school, Skills, students, university

At last. This year, computing was the fastest growing A-level subject - nearly 30% more students took the exam. At university level, applications for computer science degrees are up 3% -...


August 3, 2015  5:50 PM

What next for GDS after Mike Bracken? The rumour mill begins…

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, GDS, Whitehall

Within minutes of Mike Bracken announcing his departure as the government's digital chief, Twitter was full of tributes from people in his team at the Government Digital...


August 3, 2015  5:14 PM

Read Mike Bracken’s farewell email to government tech leaders

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, GDS

Government digital chief Mike Bracken has announced his shock departure from government, four years after taking on leadership of the Government Digital Service (GDS). There...


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