Where is the + 2 or are the 'Plod' stuck in 'concrete and clay'?
I'll get me coat.
Cheshire Police has awarded mid-scale ERP vendor Unit4 a £3m two-year contract to replace a troubled Oracle implementation, which only went live on the latest Fusion software in 2019. A simple procurement notice shows the police and crime commissioner for the English county issued a call-off contract via the Crown Commercial …
"18 MFSS or Capgemini system administrator's accounts – service accounts that have the IT security manager role assigned to them – also had privileged access to the finance system"
Maybe missing something here but this sounds like a configuration issue rather than software issues.
What is it with the UK? It seems like every week or two some government entity has to replace a failed replacement system they installed two or three years ago. Is this an unexpected consequence of Brexit? A lack of people brandishing firearms whenever they get cheesed off? An extended Monty Python skit? Something in the water?
It would be interesting to see how many of them are Oracle. They have, in my experience, the least honest salespeople, who will outright lie to your face, thinking that you've not implemented their system before, so don't know any better.
Of course, most companies don't know any better and only find out after the solution has been implemented and it fails to meet their expectations.
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