Joachim Murat, public sector industry director, EMEA civil government, VMware
It’s an easy pastime to berate governments for their failures and mismanagement. History is littered with examples – all of which are party agnostic. By default it is less common to hear effusive praise when things are done well. Credit where credit is due is conspicuously absent when it comes to the public sector, with the notable recent exception of the vaccine roll-out (though that too, brought out the naysayers inevitably). Indeed, we’re quick to overlook the incredible projects happening everywhere from healthcare to highways and shopping to safety where government organizations are delivering some genuinely society shaping stuff.