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Public Sector IT

Exploring the challenges involved in large-scale IT projects in the public sector.

December 2011

  • What a NHSIT year for CSC

    Mark Ballard 31 Dec 2011
  • Tuesday was a good day to bury bad news. With 60m Brits digesting their Christmas Bank Holiday feasts in front of crap telly, news outlets were running skeleton crews. The most work done anywhere ...

  • Open standards rift tears UK policy to shreds

    Mark Ballard 22 Dec 2011
  • Cabinet Office scrapped its open standards policy before opening it to consultation last month, opening the way for a major policy U-turn.

  • Suppliers got sweeteners in MOU deals

    Mark Ballard 19 Dec 2011
  • Systems integrators got contract extensions in return for cutting costs in their government contracts when they did their bit for the UK austerity drive by signing memoranda of understanding with ...






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