Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

February, 2017


February 24, 2017  10:40 AM

SAP/Diageo case shows software licensing needs to adapt to digital realities

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
API, Business software, Contract management, Internet of Things, lawsuit, MySAP, SAP, Software licensing

Here we are, it’s 2017, on-demand and pay-as-you-go software is all the rage, cloud is the rising and soon-to-be dominant IT architecture, and yet we’re still talking about...

February 21, 2017  12:26 PM

Gov.uk Verify ID providers eye the prize of HMRC’s digital users – but what happens without them?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
.gov.uk, Cabinet office, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Identity management, Verify

In all the recent talk about whether HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is truly committed to the Cabinet Office’s Gov.uk Verify service, there’s been less...


February 15, 2017  3:26 PM

HMRC ID vs Gov.uk Verify – what’s the difference, and why it matters

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital government, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Identity management, Verify

The long-term row between HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Government Digital Service (GDS) over online identity assurance broke into the...


February 14, 2017  12:13 PM

GDS, HMRC and Verify: so much for cross-government digital collaboration

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital government, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Verify

Less than a week after Cabinet Office minister Ben Gummer announced the new government transformation strategy, its central premise is already in question after HM...


February 10, 2017  11:39 AM

Government digital strategy ticks the boxes – but real transformation needs more radical ambition

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital government, Digital strategy, Digital transformation, GDS

The long wait for the new government digital strategy may have caused frustration in some places, but clearly within the Cabinet Office the extensive delays have...


February 3, 2017  12:00 PM

GDPR – the essential compliance burden to keep the UK trading post-Brexit

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Compliance, Data privacy, Data protection, DPA, European Data Protection legislation, GDPR, regulation

If GDPR compliance is not near the top of IT leaders’ priorities for 2017, you have a problem.


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