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"remember that the open source movement is scoring some goals while 'traditional' software development in the government sector at least, is helplessly scoring own-goal after own-goal."
- Software consultant A

Open Source for government software? - Software consultant A

Government locked in - Computing magazine

My experience in the computer games industry - Computer programmer A

An Academic Joke - An Academic

Can PRINCE make large software projects work? - Geoff Beacon

One nice thing about PRINCE - IT Manager in Small Local Authority

Our experience with PRINCE - Executive in Government Organisation

"The Economist" takes an interest - Geoff Beacon

Does Government software fail because the Treasury can't cope? - Geoff Beacon

conclusion ... upfront designs ... not very good - Various gurus

Assignment for the Treasury: Study the games industry. - Geoff Beacon

Successful IT projects are small. - IT consultant in a large local authority

Treasury rules exclude successful software development methods? - Geoff Beacon