The uniform appeal - Once, buying best-of-breed software was the norm. Now that wisdom is being challenged as firms such as Microsoft push the virtues of integrated software, and the Metropolitan Police opts for a joined-up SAP system. Do yoU need to make the change?
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Public finance : the business monthly of the public sector. - London : Public Finance, ISSN 1352-9250, ZDB-ID 11697313. - 1999 (05.02.), p. 21-24
Knock, knock... - Is the traditional ten-year door-to-door census heading for extinction? The 2001 exercise attracted record criticisms, yet the public sector depends heavily on accurate population data. There are only three years left to get the next -- And possibly last -- One right
Cross, Michael, (2008)
Should you trust your techie? There are two types of IT manager - the nerd and the accidental enthusiast. Nerds are out of fashion, but can you rely on an enthusiast to keep you away from an embarrassing performance in front of the Public Accounts Committee?
Does it compute? - Connecting for Health is one of the biggest and most ambitious civil IT programmes in the world. Needless to say, parts of it are running late. But, as its chief Richard Granger tells Public Finance, other parts are working well
Cross, Michael, (2006)
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