Public Sector IT:

September, 2009

September 10, 2009  5:29 AM

KPMG health contract – is this the DH “open tender”?

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
Outsourcing, poor communications, Project management, transparency and accountability

I posted a separate article "Department of Health coyness over KPMG "open tender" contract.

This is the document the Department emailed to me after a month of my asking questions about whether the KPMG contract was awarded after an open tender.

September 9, 2009  5:30 AM

PACS – jewel of the £12.7bn NHS IT scheme?

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, Outsourcing, politics, Project management

When Roger Conway, a company secretary, broke his arm at Bristol Airport, he came to understand that PACS x-ray systems cannot always talk to each other.

Ministers, loyal Labour MPs and Whitehall health...

September 8, 2009  1:15 PM

Top CIO salaries in government beat the private sector

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
Project management, transparency and accountability

[This is a fuller version of an article on]

Top CIO salaries in the UK public sector are among the best in the world .

September 8, 2009  9:17 AM

EDS v Sky – what’s happening?

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
legal actions, project failures

A judgement in the longest running - and most costly - IT dispute was expected before Christmas last year. But still there's no sign of it.

Now Clive Seddon and David Barker, partners at law firm Pinsent Masons, have given an

September 1, 2009  2:00 PM

iSoft annual report – notes on the financial statement

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, Outsourcing


In keeping with Australian Accounting Standards, iSoft's annual accounts, which are published today [1 September 2009],  include "certain critical accounting estimates".

These estimates take into account iSoft's contractual arrangements with CSC to supply the...

September 1, 2009  1:30 PM

iSoft and Lorenzo – the good news keeps on coming?

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, Outsourcing, Project management

Below are excerpts from the iSoft's annual report, which is published today [1 September 2009] in Australia. IBA Health in Australia acquired iSoft and has now adopted...

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