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Escaping waterfall government and the myth of 'digital transformation'

Writing with my colleague Cassian Young, in a new article in Computer Weekly we consider why an agile approach to digital programmes will not transform Whitehall – unless the waterfall approach to policy and decision-making is overhauled too. 66 more words

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"re-engineer government, abolish government departments"

Ed Vaizey MP, former minister at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), made the following comments in a recent interview:

“I would completely re-engineer government.

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the recurrent fear of technology

The impact of modern technologies – or more often, the fear of the impact of technologies – on our world is nothing new.

Consider this, written in 1835: 83 more words

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"Dear Sir – about this data sharing ..."

Twenty-six UK businesses, academics, professional bodies and civil society leaders have today published a letter in the Daily Telegraph expressing concerns about the current state of the “information sharing” provisions of the… 794 more words

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Trust in an algorithmic world

We have long since entered a world increasingly reliant upon software – from the software in our mobile phones, to online websites, to fly-by-wire aviation systems, to specialist medical devices in our hospitals. 1,108 more words

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CIO updates

A quick recap of some of my recent CIO columns.

Making a success of digital government (October 2016)

Part 5 of the Digital Economy Bill… 453 more words

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