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Digital strategy


June 26, 2015  5:09 PM

Make eliminating legacy IT your personal legacy as an IT leader

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Agile, Agile development, API, cloud, DevOps, Digital strategy, IT Strategy

The term "legacy IT" is, in reality, something of a misnomer. It's recognised by every IT leader to represent the old software and hardware in their infrastructure, especially...

October 27, 2014  9:41 AM

Socitm 2014: The digital challenges for local government IT leaders

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Digital strategy, G-Cloud, GDS, local government, Socitm

A big thank you to Socitm, the society for local government IT leaders, for inviting me to chair their annual conference, which took place last week in Manchester.

As a Liverpool FC supporter, the awkward choice of Old Trafford as the venue...


October 3, 2014  10:47 AM

Credit where it’s due – this government has made huge progress on digital and IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Conservatives, Digital strategy, Government IT, IDA, Identity assurance, Labour

It was hugely welcome to see the prominence that digital issues were given during the Labour and


March 11, 2014  1:00 PM

GDS becomes political as Labour launches digital government review

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Conservatives, Digital strategy, GDS, Government IT, Labour, oligopoly, SME

Government IT - and in particular, the role of the Government Digital Service - is about to get political.

Tomorrow night, the Labour Party launches its digital government review, a programme...


February 14, 2014  1:10 PM

Coding for kids is great – but where do digital skills come from in the meantime?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Camden, Coding, Digital skills, Digital strategy, dwp, Education, Skills, Training, Universal Credit

There has been a lot of discussion lately on the topic of teaching school children how to code.


September 26, 2013  4:38 PM

Digital vs digitisation: learning lessons from retailers

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Digital strategy, Ecommerce, Internet, Mobile, multichannel, Retail IT

As one of the industries most affected by the digital revolution, there is a lot that other sectors can learn from retailers.

We've seen cold, hard evidence of what happens when...


May 3, 2013  11:34 AM

Election countdown begins for Whitehall IT reforms

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Digital strategy, G-Cloud, Government IT, oligopoly, Open source, Outsourcing, Universal Credit

Two years from this week, it's the next General Election.

Unless the Coalition collapses before 7 May 2015, the election date is fixed and immovable. That means there are just 24 months left for the IT reformers in government to make their changes equally immovable before the political...


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