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December 11, 2015  10:53 AM

GDS must respond openly and honestly to NAO criticism

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
e-borders, GDS, Government IT, NAO, PAC, RPA

MPs are often at their most lyrically creative when they sit on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and are given free rein to criticise those they see as miscreants wasting taxpayers' money.

So this week we saw

August 20, 2014  4:49 PM

Standing up for government IT – despite the e-Borders fiasco

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Agile, Cabinet office, e-borders, GDS, Government IT, Home Office, IT skills, raytheon, Universal Credit

It may be an unfashionable thing to do this week, but I'd like to stand up for government IT.

Whitehall IT has been under particular scrutiny lately, eliciting a Financial...

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May 2, 2014  2:45 PM

Are the UK’s borders being compromised by legacy IT systems?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
e-borders, GDS, Government IT, Home Office

My sources suggest that the IT problems that affected UK airports and sea ports earlier this week were related to Warnings Index, the ageing system that sits at the heart of the UK's border...


October 10, 2013  4:54 PM

The simple answer to bad suppliers: don’t buy from them anymore

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, CSC, e-borders, Government IT, NPfIT, Procurement, raytheon, Whitehall

So we added another paragraph to the eternal tale of government IT woes this week, with the news that the Home office e-Borders programme to secure Britain's...


July 22, 2010  3:12 PM

Government bares its teeth to IT suppliers – at last

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Capita, Contracts, e-borders, Government IT, raytheon

The government is certainly baring its teeth towards IT suppliers.

In the past few days, two companies - Cable & Wireless and Capita - have...

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