Browsing All posts tagged under »government spend«

Response to UK Government broadcast noteworthy for many reasons

April 22, 2011


  As we discovered during my interview with Colin Cram yesterday, there is more than meets the eye in terms of the critical drivers behind any government’s decision-making process . . . even when it involves a free offer from an emerging industry leader in spend management. That being said, there are still those whose […]

UK Government “revenue party over” announcement re large IT/ERP projects long on intent but short on execution

December 17, 2010


Cabinet Office minister, Francis Maude, speaking at a meeting attended by 31 major government suppliers including BT, Hewlett Packard, IBM and CapGemini, claimed that large-scale bespoke IT systems – many of which have gone significantly over budget in the past – would henceforth be replaced by less expensive and “off the shelf” offerings. So opened […]