The £8.5bn cost of HM Revenue and Customs Aspire contract, triple the value of the initial deal in 2003 shocked even the most cynical public sector IT watcher. Patch Tuesday didn’t set of panic alarms but required some speedy action, while those lucky enough to get away from work were able to benefit from some heavyweight thinkers at the Forrester Forum.
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If you haven’t got change management skills buy them in fast
No answer to MPs' criticism of soaring Capgemini profits
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Scaleable system incorporates up to 20 database servers
Mozilla admits to Firefox, Thunderbird patches
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CEOs must be made to face up to their security responsibilities
OPEN SOURCE UPDATE
Forum aims to standardise software layer
Server giant drives deeper into open source territory
Hanrahan will run interoperability lab
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“This really isn't enough. Google should not be reacting to regulatory pressure, they should know that if people get freaked about secrecy and privacy, their business model could be wrecked.”
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