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Another public sector IT project disaster - but a useful failure if lessons are disseminated

By Tony Collins

Comment and analysis

Government Computing reported on 1 July 2016 that the Scottish Police Authority has agreed with Accenture to end their “i6” programme. 2,347 more words

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Avon and Somerset Police to end outsourcing deal after years of proclaiming its success

By Tony Collins

Avon and Somerset Police has been consistent in its good news statements on the force’s “innovative” outsourcing deal with IBM-owned Southwest One. 924 more words

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Hidden for four years - a review of Universal Credit IT

By Tony Collins

This is the independent Universal Credit Project Assessment Review  that lawyers for the Department for Work and Pensions went through numerous FOI tribunal appeals trying to keep hidden. 1,040 more words

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Why keep risk registers secret?

By Tony Collins

The Freedom of Information Commission reported comprehensively yesterday on the workings of the FOI Act. It raised the question of whether risk registers and Major Project Authority project assessment reviews should be published. 1,296 more words

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DWP in court next week to stop Universal Credit reports being published

By Tony Collins

At an FOI tribunal next week at Leicester Magistrates Court  (Monday, 22 February 2016) a legal team paid for by taxpayers will do their best to convince a judge that three reports on the Universal Credit IT programme must not be published. 579 more words

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