Ex-Durham County Council CIO Phil Jackman says that austerity can be liberating

Tom Allen
"[Austerity] allowed us to do things that we'd have never got away with in times of plentiful money"

"[Austerity] allowed us to do things that we'd have never got away with in times of plentiful money"

Working with limited resources has forced the public sector to think about when, where and how to use them

We talked to Phil Jackman, former head of IT at Durham County Council, recently to hear his views on the future of the CIO role. Having been in the public sector for more than 14 years, though, he also...

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