Public Sector IT:

December, 2011

December 31, 2011  11:59 PM

What a NHSIT year for CSC

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Electronic Care Records, Government IT, NPfIT, Outsourcing, Procurement, project failures

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December 22, 2011  9:19 AM

Open standards rift tears UK policy to shreds

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Government IT, Open Standards & Open Source, Procurement, standardization of Government IT, standards

Cabinet Office open standards Procurement Policy Note - 31 January 2011 - PPN 3_11 Open...</p>
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December 19, 2011  3:46 PM

Suppliers got sweeteners in MOU deals

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Government IT, Outsourcing, Procurement, £6bn Tory savings

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 the Cabinet Office last year.

Government claimed to have won

December 13, 2011  4:26 PM

Never-ending megadeals embarrass gov ICT strategy

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
dwp, Government IT, Procurement, Universal Credit

Ten days before Cabinet Office gave a recent progress report on its flagship ICT policy to end oligopolistic megadeals, it signed two such megadeals worth over £1bn combined.

At £525m a-piece, the two...

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