Thursday April 9, 2020

IT debacle exposes myth that big is better

The recent issues that have arisen around the PPARS and FISP systems at the HSE have elicited much debate both from the IT industry itself and, more particularly, from politicians.

8th October, 2005

The recent issues that have arisen around the PPARS and FISP systems at the HSE have elicited much debate both from the IT industry itself and, more particularly, from politicians.

Besides the political capital that can be made from such high-profile debacles, there are issues the politicians on both sides of the House need to recognise, but appear to be ignorant of.

Ireland has a strong indigenous IT industry that creates software products and provides...

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