The power of situational awareness for digital government

In the second of a three part series published on Computer Weekly, I outline a digital vision to make government a more cohesive, integrated…


Time to get mapping - how a blind government can develop sight

During a Policy Exchange fringe event at the recent Conservative Party conference, former Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude observed that there…


Digital transformation

Computer Weekly interviewed our Digital Director Michael Beaven, during GOV ICT 2.0 last week. Here is an excerpt of the post, you can read the…


Where next for UK Government as a Platform and GDS?

Amid all the debate about the direction of digital government, it's important to take a critical look at the GDS plan for government as a platform.…


Government as a platform, or a platform for government?

Government as a platform is the latest buzzword in Whitehall - but is that really what they are going to deliver? In the world of government…


GaaP: it's not just about the platform

In this article published on Government Computing, Methods' Group Chief Executive Peter Rowlins and Strategy Director Mark Thompson discuss…


Bravo to Dep CTO for a clear (overdue!) message from the centre — but County Councils should be on the cloud and digital naughty step

Government deputy CTO tells public sector to stop running data centres Great to hear some clear messages out of the Cabinet Office on some of the…


Peterborough City Council gets cabinet approval for their Technology and Digital Strategy  

Over the last few months we have been working with Peterborough City Council (PCC) to help develop their ground-breaking technology strategy. We are…