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April 26, 2017  10:51 AM

Can DWP meet its revised 2022 target for completion of Universal Credit?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Agile development, Agile Project Plan, dwp, Government IT, Project management, Universal Credit

In the run-up to the last UK general election in 2015, the Labour Party’s then shadow employment minister Stephen Timms pointed out that the target...

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November 21, 2016  2:39 PM

What’s going on at DWP Digital?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Digital government, dwp, Government IT, IT budget, It spending, Project management

Dear readers, I'd like to ask for your opinion. Let me tell you a story. In late October, I was approached by a whistleblower in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). This individual, who understandably requested anonymity, claimed that


October 24, 2016  12:08 PM

GDS under Kevin Cunnington (so far) – different, and yet the same

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, Digital government, dwp, GDS, IT Strategy, Whitehall

Computer Weekly’s first opportunity to meet with Kevin Cunnington, the new director general of the Government Digital Service (GDS) answered a lot of questions –...


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...


August 23, 2016  8:10 AM

How to break up GDS without breaking up GDS

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, dwp, GDS, Government IT

The Cabinet Office and its latest recruit – new Government Digital Service (GDS) chief Kevin Cunnington – are adamant that


July 29, 2016  10:34 AM

No matter what happens next, GDS’s long-term future is not assured

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital strategy, dwp, GDS, HMRC

No matter what happens next for the Government Digital Service (GDS), you can assume three things will be true: 1 - The Cabinet Office will make...


April 15, 2016  11:12 AM

Universal Credit shows it is time to make all major government projects open and transparent

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
dwp, freedom of information, Government IT, Project management, Universal Credit

After four years of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) spending taxpayers' money on legal fees to prevent the release of key Universal Credit documents, the only surprise revealed by their eventual publication this week was there was so little to be surprised about.

We knew...


March 21, 2016  6:30 PM

What now for Universal Credit – and could Iain Duncan Smith quitting lift the veil of secrecy?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
dwp, Government IT, Universal Credit

Amid all the political fallout and the carnage within the Conservative Party since the shock resignation of work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith last week, many observers have started asking questions about


December 16, 2014  6:08 PM

Introducing the Devereux-Hodge shambolicness scale for rating progress of Universal Credit

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Agile, Digital skills, dwp, GDS, NAO, PAC, Universal Credit

If Universal Credit were made into a Hollywood rom-com, you just know that Margaret Hodge and Robert Devereux would be the central characters. Thrust into repeated opposition on different sides of a heated Public Accounts...

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November 28, 2014  12:03 PM

DWP still has lessons to learn to make Universal Credit IT a success

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Digital skills, dwp, GDS, NAO, PAC, Universal Credit

"Unacceptably poor management" and "wasted time and taxpayer's money" - that's how Margaret Hodge, MP, the chair of the Public Accounts Committee described Universal Credit this week.


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