UK Home Office

A session at Open Gov Summit 2012

  • Tariq Rashid

Wednesday 30th May, 2012

9:40am to 10:20am (GMT)

Tariq Rashid will present the Open Source Strand of the ICT Strategy, and the action plan to address barriers to a level playing field for open source in Government IT. He will explain the wider context of the ICT Strategy’s aim to do IT better and for better value, and focus on open source and its potential benefits. He will aslo be covering highlights from both the public and private sectors, and explaining the genuine risks and busting common myths. This presentation will make clear the obligations for Government IT leaders to ensure a level playing field to optimise value from ICT, and some of the current challenges and support to achieving this.

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Tariq Rashid

Lead Architect at the Home Office (Information, Applications, Infrastructure, Open Standards, Open Source)

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Time 9:40am10:20am GMT

Date Wed 30th May 2012

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