Mark Loane, CEO of pan Channel-island IT consultants C5 Alliance, has spoken out by saying that digital by default should be a priority strategy for the Channel islands going forward. Loane states that the government’s updated digital strategy, calling for ‘modern, efficient, digital-by-default services’ indicates the future for the islands:
‘Making services such as tax returns, pension and employment claims and other transactional activities like registering a new car or applying for a digital passport could see the States in both islands (Guernsey and Jersey) make significant financial savings. [Digital by default] is the future of government, as digital enables a leaner public sector – something that is equally relevant in small islands as it is in larger economies such as the UK.’
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As part of our series on the Cloud, Adam Evans, Partnership Director from Agilisys recently caught up with Sean Green, Head of ICT at Tower Hamlets and Independent director of London Grid for Learning to talk about the potential of the London SuperCloud, and how it can help to deliver public services more effectively in the capital.