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Government Digital Services is evaluating the level of resources set aside for the G-Cloud after taking control of the framework. To date G-Cloud has been running thin on the ground with just five bods in the team tasked with leading the supposed revolution in public sector tech procurement. A Cabinet Office spokesman informs …

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GCloud meets GDS

Prepare for a bingo-tastic buzzword implosion

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G-Cloud - a solution in search of a problem

The problem being - how does the Government get a press release which make them look hip with the cutting edge of technology?

We must be grateful I suppose that the Coalation only p*ss*s hundreds of millions up the wall on this kind of BS rather than the billions New Labour used to,

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Still cynical about the cloud

I've still yet to see anything distinctly cloud-like, anywhere.

Virtual servers? Network storage? Sure. Cloud is marketing nonsense and always will be, until the next buzzword comes along. I give it another, maybe... 5 years before the local computing revolution starts, where people get excited about using their own processing power and storing their data locally themselves...

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Re: Still cynical about the cloud

Oh no - back to the Eighties. Do we have to have the big hair and crap music this time?

Phil.

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Re: Still cynical about the cloud

I am surprised you haven't heard of Salesforce, Google Search or Facebook

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>> I am surprised you haven't heard of Salesforce, Google Search or Facebook

Because internet services exist, 'cloud' has a defineable meaning?

Still not helping.

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