back to article UK courts award CGI £60M deal to keep ancient tech alive

The UK courts have awarded CGI a contract worth up to £60 million ($74.2 million) to keep its "heritage application" up and running after the much-delayed implementation of a new case management system. In a contract notice issued last week, HM Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) handed the Canadian multinational IT consulting …

  1. t245t Silver badge
    Facepalm

    $whois CGI ?

    CGI supports HMCTS to enable citizens to reply quickly and efficiently to a jury summons online

    So let me see if I understand. CGI are being awarded £60 million + another £29.9 million for failing to deliver on a new case management system. Is HM Gov going to get a refund on the failed-to-deliver systems?

    ot: I recall reading somewhere that the emails system used by the lawyers and clients could not be encrypted for security and auditing purposes. Will these new systems also possess such a feature /s

  2. DaemonProcess
    Coat

    Court with their pants down

    and now of course they are worried that any new kit will be crushed when the RAAC crumbles to dust.

  3. J.G.Harston Silver badge

    How do I get on this gravy train? I've got loads of heritage IT skills.

    1. ludicrous_buffoon

      mad CGI skillz

      http://cps.gov.uk/cgi-bin/case_processor.pl

      open vim, update the Perl `use` to v5.38, turn on warnings and remove barewords, £60m profit.

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