Increasingly, government at central and local levels it coming to realise the benefits to itself and its citizens by moving services on-line. Housing, health, benefits – you name it, the public want to be able to interact via the web, rather than having to travel to some poorly lit and low-spirited office somewhere to sit and wait for someone to go through some basic advice.
Cloud computing in the public sector
“Cloud” computing is a term being used in many different ways, many of them seeming to offer the ultimate silver bullet in providing an IT platform. However, many issues currently remain, and it is likely that cloud computing will be many years in maturation and acceptance in the mainstream business and public sector communities.