Interesting chart from Jerry Fishenden suggesting that productivity has not improved in the public sector despite the vast investment in ICT (and in the public sector overall). The interesting question: how to invest for efficiency?
[Update: John Suffolk, government CIO, gives us a gag and some numbers in response. I tend to agree: we should be looking at services, not just cutting ICT.]
Ben, I´ve updated the post with the correct links.
On the natural home, my example of SplashID was for lots of personal data that I can´t do without and don´t have the mental capacity to remember. But this is essentially a spare brain.
What I can´t clearly envisage (and this is my limited perception, I guess) is how I link, for example, a web page asking for my bank account details and a button saying "release the details to log in and tell them e.g. that I´m thinking of buying a car as well".
On the order form, I clicked on the Order Form link in the final paragraph that starts "You can order this research from Ctrl-Shift by opening the Order Form". I couldn´t see the price on it, although the "brochure plus order form" link does have it, hence the price in my post".
There will be an abundance of natural homes for the data (eg see mydex.org). And platforms will span phone, on your PC or in the cloud no doubt.
> it doesn´t say so on the order form for some reason.
Er, yes it does on the one I´m looking at. In large print on the first page half way down the right hand side: price