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When low-balled projects go bad: Scottish pensions agency starts £10m procurement to buy the system Capita could not

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But isn't your first question at the bid, " ever built one of these before?" if the answer is yes, then the next question is "did it work and can we have an exact copy?"

A city near here famously did this for property tax. They bought the software that another city ran and refused to change a line. They changed some bylaws to match the other city and put a PC in the line to the printer to replace the name of the town

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