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I have never known a time when the UK (or indeed elsewhere) has had enough skills for IT. Not just the skills in the technology itself, but in project and change management, architecture and tech support.
Back in early 1996, the then PM John major announced IT for All. Now in 2009 in the UK we still have 17m people not benefitting directly from digital technologies. A recent experience of mine has caused me to reflect on how we proceed to eliminate this digital divide.
For me, the laziest and lamest excuses that senior folk make is ‘we didn’t see it coming’ and ‘no one could have anticipated that happening’.
One of the great claims for web technologies is that they enable greater transparency and scrutiny of the powerful, by open access to data. This transparency is in itself, it is often argued, an unalloyed public good.
Chris Yapp picks through Carillion’s ashes and finds lessons for everyone as he asks what 2018 will hold for the IT industry.
In the category of 'books I wish I had written', the book that this post is titled for by Richard and Daniel Susskind, father and son, comes very high on the list.
I'm not sure that the late Freddy Mercury was thinking about web 2.0 when he sang those words. The song came on the radio as I finished reading Wired's Chris Anderson's new book "FREE" and Malcolm Gladwell's review.
One of the astonishing features of the developments in ICTs has been how smooth the technology development appears. The eponymous Moore’s Law has worked for over 40 years. There have been many hiccups and dead end technologies along the way but at a macro level the industry has evolved amazing smoothly. It feels a lot different at the micro level, but that’s a different story.

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