Something is missing here, guv.
To be frank, that "playbook" needs to include names and shipping addresses of decision makers so as to give everyone a chance to send the brown paper bags to the correct person for, ahem, "review".
The UK government has published a guide to public-sector technology procurement which promises to offer vendors insight into forthcoming technology spending in the £46bn ($60bn) market. The Cabinet Office, which oversees cross-government initiatives, has published an 11-point "playbook" on sourcing and contracting of …
Yeah, they skip this stage to save money, so that they can go from the project initialisation stage to the complete and utter project failure stage more quickly. It's seen as a form of efficiency and "value for money".
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