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Re: IT procurement

From: Mick Phythian <mick.phythian@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:15:43 +0000
Message-ID: <CACBN7wEzR4FPBFy02FqgVA_RHH5_xHY8On4BgvrGa-muqPt2ng@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kris Dev <krisdev@gmail.com>
Cc: paoladimaio10@googlemail.com, "eGov IG (Public)" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, Paola Di Maio <paola.dimaio@gmail.com>
A lot of water under the UK Government bridge since the report was
published, including some massive procurements involving the same old
faces. My comments then are still relevent
http://greatemancipator.com/2011/07/31/pasc-reporting/
The main change is the start of the Government Data Services building the
new web site but departments are still investing millions in back office IT
systems with little joined up or customer-focused thinking.

Mick Phythian PhD



On 13 February 2012 10:39, Kris Dev <krisdev@gmail.com> wrote:

> Paola,
>
> Thanks for posting this link ... Very informative indeed ...
>
> Kris Dev
> e-Gov Consultant
>
>
> On 13 February 2012 15:50, Paola Di Maio <paola.dimaio@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Sorry, the link pasted onto this message was wrong
>> here is the link to the report
>> apols
>>
>>
>> http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201012/cmselect/cmpubadm/715/71502.htm
>>
>> PDM
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 1:32 PM, Paola Di Maio <paola.dimaio@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> One of the key issues in e-gov and open data is a transparent and well
>>> informed procurement chain for IT infrastructure
>>>
>>> Over the years there have been many discussions and posts pointing
>>> to the issue
>>>
>>> Here is a relevant recent report I see today, which
>>> could be of interest to the list
>>>
>>> (Also a suggested topic for future meetings perhaps)
>>>
>>> Government and IT, recipe for ripoff
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-egov-ig/2011Feb/0024.html
>>>
>>> cheers
>>>
>>> PDM
>>>
>>>
>>>


-- 
Mick Phythian PhD

http://greatemancipator.com
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