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May 14, 2015  2:29 PM

What difference will the election make to Central and Local Government IT?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, BIS, BP, Broadband, CCTA, DCLG, Defra, dwp, GDS, Gigaclear, HMRC, Maldon, NZONI, Ofcom, rural, Socitm

Now that the ministerial appointments have been made we can make a reasonable forecast of what is likely to happen to central and local government IT over the 18 months. That is the period the...

December 31, 2013  12:33 PM

Is Mike Bracken’s CBE a mark of support or a consolation prize?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cabinetoffice, CCTA, DVLA, dwp, Goethe, HMG, HMRC, Home Office, privacy, treasury

One of my regular sources for this blog is a seasoned Whitehall warrior who has been keeping me abreast of the progress (or otherwise) of the Cabinet...


January 17, 2011  8:57 PM

Have we learned the lessons of past public sector IT failures?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CCTA, iMIS, IT Governance, NAO, PASC

One of the questions asked by the Public Administration Select Committee is whether we have learned the lessons form past failures. That raises an interesting question as to what those lessons really are. Among the paper that are not readily accessible on-line are the proceedings of the...


November 19, 2010  10:33 AM

Does centralised ICT procurement give better value?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CCTA, Desktop21, framework

Ministers are talking of massive decentralisation to save money except for procurement where there are supposedly massive savings from bulk buying or ICT, where the savings from systems inter-operability and the re-use of previously purchased software can be substantial....


July 30, 2010  5:49 PM

Is government about to be transformed?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, CCTA, ERG, Janet, NEN, OGC, OJEU, REIP

The Cabinet Office draft structural reform plan is curiously unambitious in some areas (for example the £6 billion savings targets set for the Efficiency and Reform Group) and  centralist in...


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