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May 17, 2013  12:32 PM

DWP drops agile from flagship government software project

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The Department for Work and Pensions has dropped a coalition government scheme to avert software disasters from its £2bn Universal Credit programme.

The DWP gave up using the "agile" method of software development for Universal Credit, the coalition government's flaghsip reform...

May 1, 2013  4:19 PM

Somerset dodges questions over its throttling of IBM outsource

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February 22, 2013  4:31 PM

How Somerset strangled Southwest One

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