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Response to UK Government broadcast noteworthy for many reasons

April 22, 2011

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  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

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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 […]