Former Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude used to call Liam Maxwell "the man who checks the homework".
First as an advisor to Maude, then
There's an interesting story in The Independent today that highlights the issue
The Cabinet Office plan to bring in more SME IT suppliers and reduce dependence on the old
Labour formally launched its Digital Government Review at an event in London last night.
It's clearly going to attract a lot of interest and scrutiny, if
Government IT - and in particular, the role of the Government Digital Service - is about to get political.
Tomorrow night, the Labour Party launches its digital government review, a programme...
Does it actually matter whether government buys its IT from small suppliers or big multinationals?
The Cabinet Office seems to think so - it has increased the target for IT...
If any of the big, incumbent Whitehall IT suppliers have not yet done so, they really need to read this web page.
It's part of the new
Two years from this week, it's the next General Election.
Unless the Coalition collapses before 7 May 2015, the election date is fixed and immovable. That means there are just 24 months left for the IT reformers in government to make their changes equally immovable before the political...