Very interesting opinion piece by Rachel Sylvester in The Times on 30th July 2013 describing the Government Digital Service (GDS) strategy and objectives. Francis Maude, the minister responsible, is supporting Mike Bracken, heading the service, and Stephen Kelly, COO, who are leading by example in reducing costs, errors and red tape in the public sector […]
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Many years ago when we started PAOGA to address the issues of privacy and confidentiality online I said that “this is not a nice little business, it is either huge or nothing at all.” We have spent considerable time educating and convincing various public and private organisations of the financial, compliance and marketing advantage of […]
Kelly Fiveash reports in The Register that "Facebook and other social networks [Google] could be used by British citizens to sign into public services online." These two US companies have openly declared their ambition to 'own' all the data and personal information that passes through them – and, unless I am mistaken, that means that it […]
Some extracts from Camerons' speech at the Conservative Party Conference: "The state of the nation is not just determined by the Government and by those who run it. It is determined by millions of individual actions – by what each of us do and what we choose not to do." " . . But citizenship […]
A letter from Prime Minister David Cameron to Government departments on plans to open up Government data is a really good start to delivering the transparency promised. Implementation will contribute to regaining citizens trust in government.