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February 21, 2017  12:26 PM

Gov.uk Verify ID providers eye the prize of HMRC’s digital users – but what happens without them?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
.gov.uk, Cabinet office, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Identity management, Verify

In all the recent talk about whether HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is truly committed to the Cabinet Office’s Gov.uk Verify service, there’s been less...

February 15, 2017  3:26 PM

HMRC ID vs Gov.uk Verify – what’s the difference, and why it matters

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital government, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Identity management, Verify

The long-term row between HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Government Digital Service (GDS) over online identity assurance broke into the...


February 14, 2017  12:13 PM

GDS, HMRC and Verify: so much for cross-government digital collaboration

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital government, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Verify

Less than a week after Cabinet Office minister Ben Gummer announced the new government transformation strategy, its central premise is already in question after HM...


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...


January 29, 2016  11:35 AM

Google tax debate is just an early example of social upheaval from the digital revolution

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Google, government, HMRC, Internet of Things, mobile apps, Uber

In many ways it is a shame that the most likely reason for a technology company to hit the headlines in national newspapers and on TV is because they don't pay enough taxes.

For all the largely justified criticism of


November 13, 2015  11:26 AM

Spending review will show how – or if – digital is the future of the public sector

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
GAAP, GDS, HMRC, local government, NHS, Verify

November 25th is highlighted in red ink for any IT leader in the public sector. That's the day the chancellor, George Osborne, reveals the winners and losers in the 2015 spending review, which determines how much cash each department, agency and council gets to spend over the next five years.


May 12, 2015  5:34 PM

New government, same government IT? Perhaps not…

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
ASPIRE, Cabinet office, G-Cloud, GAAP, GDS, Government IT, HMRC, local government, Outsourcing, SME

On first impressions, the Conservative election victory appears to be business as usual for IT across government. The challenges before the election are...


March 19, 2015  5:38 PM

George Osborne set the UK on a digital roll – now a new government must accelerate the momentum

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
API, Banking, Broadband, budget, GDS, HMRC, Internet of Things, Mobile, research, Skills, smart city, Startups

It's rare that I'm inclined to congratulate George Osborne, but recognition is due to the Chancellor for making his latest budget the most tech-friendly ever.

Every year,...


July 14, 2011  6:14 PM

IT leaders are fed up with their suppliers – why the IT industry needs to change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, Cloud Computing, HMRC, IT suppliers, purchasing, Strategy

There is a growing disconnect between IT decision-makers and their suppliers, a communications gap that the technology industry seems to be unaware of, but needs - for all our sakes - to tackle quickly.

We have long talked about the need for suppliers to use less jargon, to listen to...


March 31, 2011  1:16 PM

Dear Phil Pavitt, this one is for you

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BCS, CIO, Government IT, HMRC, Leadership, NHS

How often do you, as an IT leader, tell people in other parts of the business what you have achieved?

For many IT folk, that sort of self-promotion doesn't always come naturally - and often that can be one of the causes of negative misperceptions about the IT department and its...


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