The UK government aims to slash IT expenditure by reducing the amount it spends on maintenance, promoting the use of open systems and working with smaller IT suppliers. Many of the major IT suppliers have signed a memorandum of understanding, to renegotiate their IT contracts with the governments. Read how IT is impacted in the October 20 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review.
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This was first published in October 2010