The government’s Spending Review will have a profound impact on IT and IT professionals. Information technology has been hailed as the key to maintaining service standards while driving down costs, while public sector IT has been slammed for poor delivery.

Dig deeper into the news and views here:

IT in firing line as Chancellor takes axe to public spending

Spending Review: Cuts and devolved decision making to transform IT purchasing

IT industry in stark warning on Spending Review

Cameron: £650m for cybersecurity over four years

Strategic Defence Review: IT industry says improving cyber security will be tough

G-Cloud will save us £1.2 billion a year, says government CIO

For some spirited discussion of the issues, catch up with our bloggers:

Tony Collins Blog

Spending Review: an IT summary and what happens next

What the spending review will mean - John Suffolk

Should resignations follow IT failures in public sector?

Hart of outsourcing

Are public sector cuts good news for the private sector?

Have your say:  How will the government's spending review affect your working life?