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March 30, 2017  1:46 PM

Can GDS avoid becoming just another Whitehall silo? Analysing the NAO’s scathing critique

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Digital government, Digital transformation, GAAP, GDS, NAO, Verify

Prior to this week’s publication of the latest National Audit Office (NAO) report on the Government Digital Service (GDS), rumour had it the Whitehall watchdog had pulled back from serious criticism and tempered its observations. A first draft, so it was said, was subsequently toned...

March 2, 2017  4:50 PM

UK government’s digital strategy has to be welcomed – but it could have been so much more

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
5G, Broadband, Data infrastructure, Digital government, Digital skills, Digital strategy, Digital transformation, Government IT, IT training, tech startups

The very best thing about the government digital strategy is that it exists. The areas covered by the strategy are vitally important for the UK’s economic future...


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...


November 15, 2016  1:13 PM

No surprises, few measurable targets, but one big challenge for the new government digital strategy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Digital government, Digital strategy, Digital transformation, GDS, Government IT

After another summer of turmoil at the Government Digital Service (GDS), with


September 15, 2016  3:50 PM

The all-new GDS under Kevin Cunnington starts here

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

So, the first phase of changing the Government Digital Service (GDS) is underway, and it’s clear there is a lot more to come. The Cabinet Office pitched the latest news as...


September 9, 2016  9:48 AM

The grubby day-to-day frustrations of digital change in Whitehall

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Change management, Digital transformation, GDS, Government IT, NHS, NPfIT, Universal Credit, Whitehall

Change is hard. Few business or IT leaders would disagree with such a statement. But learning the lessons from change should be the easy and obvious outcome. Failing to learn the lessons from change even after those lessons have been repeatedly expressed as a result of repeated problems can...


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