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Submission + - Open source 'wasn't available' two years ago, says UK gov IT project chief (computerworlduk.com)

An anonymous reader writes: The head of delivery for the UK's Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) flagship welfare reform project, Universal Credit, has said that the department didn’t adopt open source and web-based technologies at the beginning of the project because “such things weren’t available” two and a half years ago.
It is worse than the Healthcare.gov debacle....

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Open source 'wasn't available' two years ago, says UK gov IT project chief

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