Comment on the ’Shadow Cabinet Office Minister’ Computer Weekly story Author: Lis Evenstad

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Politics, rightly or wrongly, has an impact on government technology projects. It’s an inevitable part of having a democracy and political prowess can be used to drive transformation, but can it also become an obstacle to success?

Earlier this week, I wrote a story in which shadow Cabinet Office minister Jon Trickett criticised the government’s identity assurance platform Verify.

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Computer Weekly article: Can politics hamper large technology projects?