Accenture formerly Arthur Anderson’s
Politicians should not be anywhere near IT systems.
They don’t have a f in clue.
The big consultancies run rings round them and probably went to the same prep school.
ALL IT projects should be done via a tendering process that includes the countries Computer Science organisation.
The tenders should then be put into the public domain without pricing and let the EXPERTS rip them apart.
I was in a meeting where the supplier wanted an additional £30k to build the DELETE function for an order, did not go down well when I mentioned that a cascading delete trigger and a button on the UI was all that was really needed and could be completed within 2 days fully tested.