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May 19, 2017  11:11 AM

Election manifestos reveal only a few clues to the future for digital government

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
#ukelection, .gov.uk, CDO, Digital government, GDS, Verify

It’s easy to read too much into any party election manifesto, but the

March 30, 2017  1:46 PM

Can GDS avoid becoming just another Whitehall silo? Analysing the NAO’s scathing critique

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Digital government, Digital transformation, GAAP, GDS, NAO, Verify

Prior to this week’s publication of the latest National Audit Office (NAO) report on the Government Digital Service (GDS), rumour had it the Whitehall watchdog had pulled back from serious criticism and tempered its observations. A first draft, so it was said, was subsequently toned...


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...


March 24, 2016  2:04 PM

Are there more changes ahead for the Government Digital Service?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
.gov.uk, Cabinet office, GAAP, GDS, Government IT, Verify

As we all know, the Government Digital Service (GDS) was awarded £450m by George Osborne in his Autumn Statement last year.


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.


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