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It spending


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

June 27, 2016  1:37 PM

Brexit silver linings exist for UK technology – but they are hard to find

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Brexit, cloud, Digital economy, EU, IT budget, It spending

If there’s one thing you can credit the UK tech sector for, it’s a generally long-term view of the future. In this time of huge Brexit uncertainty, that pragmatism is perhaps the...

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April 19, 2016  10:43 AM

Liam Maxwell: The man who checks the homework

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CTO, GDS, Government IT, It spending, oligopoly

Former Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude used to call Liam Maxwell "the man who checks the homework".

First as an advisor to Maude, then


March 6, 2015  12:52 PM

Mobile and cloud adoption is accelerating – don’t miss out

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Cloud Computing, digital, It spending, IT Strategy, Mobile, Mobile Working

With 90,000 people attending this year, Mobile World Congress has become one of the definitive events on the technology calendar. Nobody is surprised to hear experts saying mobile is...


February 27, 2015  11:29 AM

Do the UK government’s SME spending figures make sense?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Capita, CCS, Government IT, It spending, Procurement, purchasing, SME

The government this week touted its success at delivering on a policy objective to put 25% of all purchased spend through SMEs - in 2013/14, that amounted to £11.4bn, slightly...


February 17, 2011  4:27 PM

David Cameron, meet IT reality (part two)

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
government, Government IT, It spending, NAO, Strategy

Only last week, I wrote on this blog that David Cameron and Co are quickly learning that the problems of government IT are more intractable than their pre-election good intentions are...


December 8, 2009  9:52 AM

Time has come for IT to heal and prosper

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Accenture, budgets, CRM, Ecommerce, It spending, Recession, Recovery, Strategy

The IT industry's bruises from fighting the downturn in 2009 are still pretty raw, but as the year approaches its end many will be applying the ointment with a bit more of a smile.


The mood of cautious optimism among IT directors was confirmed by


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