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Government settles eBorders dispute with Raytheon at cost of £150m
By David Bicknell
Long running legal battle settled "with no admission of liability on the part of the government"
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Harrow set to award Sopra Steria ICT outsource deal
By Neil Merrett
Company will replace Capita as council's ICT outsource partner from November, while also supporting potential long-term shift to disaggregated contracts
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Expansion of FoI to cover outsourcing remains under “review”
By Neil Merrett
Minister of state for justice pledges to have all public service delivery contracts subject to FoI law; however no formal coalition agreement has been reached as yet
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Harrow on schedule to award ICT outsource deal in April
By Neil Merrett
Steria, HCL and Fujitsu shortlisted for agreement with a potential value of up to £100m, as the council also considers back office and SAP shared service plans
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GDS service towers signals disappoint vendors
By David Bicknell
techUK "surprised and concerned" by GDS announcing "significant change in policy" through a blog post "without any opportunity for industry consultation"
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LGSS spirit to inspire Northants outsource reforms
By Neil Merrett
Council's 'Next Generation Model' will not impact the LGSS shared service venture formed with Cambridgeshire to oversee ICT needs
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Tower approaches in line with GDS policy, departments argue
By Neil Merrett
Organisations stand by disaggregated ICT contract approach despite Cabinet Office criticisms of public sector tower model use
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GDS says tower model "not in line with government policy"
By Neil Merrett
Current disaggregation approach to procurement deemed not in line with government best practice, as suppliers question future for upcoming tower agreements
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US budget watchdog frets over failing public sector IT projects
By Neil Merrett
Watchdog's concerns about high risk of frequent failures in IT delivery echo ongoing criticisms of UK public sector technology delivery
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Hodge: PAC threatened with shut down over quizzing of civil servants
By Neil Merrett
Margaret Hodge argues for need to change the current civil service accountability structure to address "persistent and unbroken" failures in project delivery
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