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Platform-Enabled DevOps for Agile Digital Government

GaaP - Government as a Platform In Chapter 2 of Open Government Tim O'Reilly first coins the term Government as a Platform, describing how traditional IT for government should become more like Facebook, Twitter and the other Internet pioneers who have been harnessing the evolution of the Cloud to become 'platforms', doing so for government would enable a shared infrastructure that enables more rapid digital transformations. As Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, describes in this article one of the biggest cost driving challenges government faces is this duplication across departments, such as the MOJ writing off a £56m