Monthly Archives: April 2012

UK Government open standard consultation (cont’d)

In addition to the general¬†concern of mandating single standards (see previous post), two other issues were discussed in some depth. One core concern of public officials is the threat of being locked-in to¬† single vendor. Although, traditionally that has been … Continue reading

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UK Government struggles with a simple word – “open” (finally, a real debate!)

I took part today in the UK Government Cabinet Office’s first roundtable meeting organised as part of its consultation on the role of open standards in government IT policy. The word “open” is peppered around quite liberally, usually with the … Continue reading

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