Whitehall's most senior IT leader, UK government and Department for Work and Pensions chief information officer Joe Harley, is to retire next year.
Joe Harley is set to retire after nearly one year as government CIO. Photo credit: DWP
His departure comes at a time when the government is preparing to undergo a fundamental shift in the way it accesses computing. The government recently pledged that half of all new IT spending will go on public cloud services by 2015, while it will seek an end to multibillion-pound IT programmes such as the National Programme for IT.
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