Magazine article Public Finance

PAC Finds Fault with IT Project Vetting Process

Magazine article Public Finance

PAC Finds Fault with IT Project Vetting Process

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Many Whitehall IT projects continue to be delivered late and over budget, despite attempts by the Treasury to improve departmental performance, senior MPs have reported.

A report by the Commons' Public Accounts Committee, published on July 5, assesses attempts by the Office for Government Commerce, a Treasury offshoot, to improve the government's patchy performance in delivering IT projects.

Despite highlighting some improvements, the report does not bode well for the government s reputation. Up to 70 projects have stalled after being given 'red lights', following secretive reviews under a new OGC scrutiny system.

PAC chair Edward Leigh said that despite the new gateway reviews, designed to help organisations monitor projects at key stages, many IT systems are still delivered 'late, well over budget, or do not work at all'. …

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