May 2010

Libservative IT strategy musings

Now that we know, the main Cabinet responsibilities for this most unexpected of Lib/Con marriages, the only thing that IT devotees really know yet about the future of Government IT strategy is that ID cards are dead as a dodo and that a couple of big projects are for the chop. While reading Computer Weekly's fascinating set of pre-election IT strategy perspectives from the three parties,  I started to muse on what might happen IT under the new government. In my view, the general IT direction may not look that different from what it would have been under Labour...