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NHS IT: Another project over budget, late and with a functionality shortfall

July 3, 2015 | MIKE SIMONS

The public sector spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, has slammed the NHS for signing off and paying for a £40 million IT system that was not fit for purpose, that was delivered late and which still cannot provide the public service intended. The Department of Health's GP Extraction Service is more than twice over budget and with the NHS estimating it will deliver less than two years' service instead of the expected five.

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Opened with much fanfare, IBM lab in Kenya looks for concrete results

July 2, 2015 | REBECCA WANJIKU

In 2013, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta launched an IBM research lab in Nairobi with expectations that it would help develop and launch applications for both the government and private sector. Two years later, though, the lab is struggling to identify specific, viable projects that it that has researched and developed.

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7 tips to transform difficult stakeholders into project partners

July 2, 2015 | MOIRA ALEXANDER

Business projects almost always create change, which can also bring about significant disruption, stress and fear. That anxiety can translate into difficult project stakeholders – not to mention at-risk projects and unmet goals. Knowing how to turn these problematic partners into committed collaborators is essential skill all project managers should master. Here’s how.

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PROJECT MGMT WHITE PAPERS

Managing Complexity in Identity and Access Management

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

With ever-changing regulations and a growing number of on-premise, cloud and mobile applications, knowing who has access to what and why is more important than ever. This research paper summarised organisations’ perceptions of IAM complexity.

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How Cloudy is My IT Forecast?

Dimension Data

A Best Practice Guide that highlights practical considerations for integrating on-premise and cloud environments to deliver the right outcomes for your business.

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Building A Better Connected World

Huawei

Huawei has carried out an assessment of the commitments and progress that various countries and industries have made in bettering their own connection – the Global Connectivity Index (GCI).

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