A survey by Intrinsic Technology has found that over half of the country’s local authorities are opting for a ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) strategy for their staff as opposed to buying desktop computers. This can be at least partially attributed to the fact that Adobe is moving its applications to the cloud and so they don’t need to be physically stored on a computer.
According to CEO at Intrinsic Technology Adam Jarvis: “The desktop computer had a good run, but it’s simply not suited to the way local governments consume their IT. Employees don’t want to be tied down to their desks, and the IT department doesn’t want to undergo costly and time-consuming software refreshes.”
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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.