Fascinating look at the regular reconfigurations of Whitehall departments. I particularly enjoyed the spoof one.
Heroic effort by IBM to create a visualisation of US bills (legislative, not money) relating to specific terms, activities and sponsors. I don’t fully understand it, but it is the sort of thing we need to try to unpick how the volumes of legislation interact and...
The total place pilots have reported: here’s a useful collection of them all. They are worth reading alongside the NLGN recommendations on how Whitehall and local government should work together.
Very interesting to see who is on and who is not on the new £4bn management consultancy framework for government. No McKinsey, for example and Accenture only for HR consultancy. Also no Oakleigh / Dbi who I was talking to last year.
So PWC rents car parks to the Ministry of Justice. Lovely stuff.
Nothing out of the ordinary there, although the shared services overspend is conveniently not there.