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Public Sector IT

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

March 2015

  • UK open contracts pledges

    Mark Ballard 24 Mar 2015
  • The coalition government broke its transparency pledge to publish all public contracts in full. It has attempted to backtrack, claiming it never really intended to publish all its contracts in the ...

  • < transparency review >Cameron's Contracts Can't-Finder

    Mark Ballard 20 Mar 2015
  • Five years after prime minister David Cameron stunned new-age computer policy wonks with his election pledge to publish all government contracts "in full", it looks like the only thing he issued in ...

  • Farmers go bovine over prototype mapping tool

    Mark Ballard 20 Mar 2015
  • Mark Grimshaw, chief executive of the Rural Payments Agency is either an imbecile or a charlatan, if Farmers Weekly is anything to go by.He's been telling the agricultural press that his agency's ...






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