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April 7, 2014  4:26 PM

Analysing G-Cloud: A need for wider awareness and promotion?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CloudStore, G-Cloud, GDS, Government IT

Few could doubt that the government's G-Cloud purchasing framework has been a success so far. More than £100m has been spent through it, opening up the market to SMEs and...

May 14, 2013  5:01 PM

Is G-Cloud changing the behaviour of the big IT suppliers?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cloud Computing, CloudStore, datacentre, G-Cloud, Government IT, Memset, Oracle,, SME

The government's G-Cloud has its critics, who like to cite the relatively few millions of pounds of spending put through the programme as being tiny compared to the annual £16bn government IT spend.

But - putting aside the obvious counter argument that such change takes time and...

March 29, 2012  11:26 AM

Government to IT suppliers: Does it hurt yet?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cabinetoffice, Capgemini, CloudStore, G-Cloud, Oracle, Whitehall

When I was a schoolboy, there was a popular if rather sado-masochistic playground game called Chinese burns. This involved grasping your opponent's wrist with both hands, and twisting their skin in opposite directions. They then did the same to you. The loser was the first to yelp in pain or...

February 24, 2012  12:41 PM

The man who might be king (well, deputy king)

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Cloud Computing, CloudStore, Government IT, IT Strategy, Open source, SME, Whitehall

When Computer Weekly interviewed Cabinet Office permanent secretary Ian Watmore recently, he cited three names as the key people driving change in IT across the public...

February 20, 2012  10:43 AM

G-Cloud is launched, now the dating game begins

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cloud Computing, CloudStore, G-Cloud, Government IT, Kate Craig-Wood, Memset, Supply chain, twitter, Whitehall

In a victory for the government IT reformers, the G-Cloud framework and its associated CloudStore services catalogue are now live.

It's an achievement that deserves...

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