James Findlay (@GoAgileGov )

James Findlay

Bio Technology, society & impacts. Fan of @faststreamuk digital/tech & people in general. Erstwhile CIO @HS2ltd @transportgov @rnli crew. Opinions are exactly that!
Location 50 Degrees North
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Following 660
Account created 02-03-2012 20:57:22
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Twitter for iPad : Any current or former SCS want to do an interview (for the PhD) about what you need to promise in order to get a million quid for a technology project in government?

Twitter Web App : '... just what user needs does One Login solve? Are we about to go back to the past with government identity?'


Twitter for iPhone : The traditional procurement processes are broken; this is one of the main causes why gov tech is so bad. We shouldn’t be able to describe in detail what we are going to do before initial research, before we have framed the problem, tested hypotheses + conducted experiments. 🧵 1/

Twitter for Android : Simon Wardley The HoloLens. I remember going to a demo with James Findlay way back. It was impressive & fun. We could see a whole range of applications.

But Microsoft failed to gain any purchase with it over the intervening years.

Headsets are death to .
It needs a hardware breakthrough.

Twitter Web App : gotta love the unusual guest appearance of bold pink text in this March 2000 Invitation to Tender for the UK government’s portal—'me.gov'—which aimed to provide users with access to personalised, integrated government services

Twitter Web App : how so very 1990s! The Autumn Budget and Spending Review includes 'funding to progress development of ‘One Login’, a new system to allow users to access government services—from paying taxes to registering births—through a single portal' (4.118, p.126) assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/upl…

Twitter for Android : What new app parking hell is this? I thought I had all the parking app 'digital innovation' covered (six so far!). And no I don't want you pillaging my personal data!

Twitter Web App : waiting to see how this all fits together, not only with the existing identity & authentication schemes around the NHS, HMRC, Home Office etc, but also work in the devolved administrations such as Digital Identity Scotland gov.scot/policies/digit…