System Error wins Agile Award
The Institute's System Error report was awarded best agile innovation at last night's annual Agile Awards Dinner. The black tie event involved a range of innovative ICT suppliers and government officials, with the Department for Work and Pension's Steve Dover delivering the keynote speech.
The nomination committee stated, "the IfG report is the first real sign of recognition within Government and the Public Sector that there is a better way to manage, develop and deliver IT projects, and to address the failing projects that all too often hit the front pages. The initiative undertaken to introduce Agile into the UK Government was a bold step that has had huge impact on the IT and wider community, and, in the longer term, will have a positive impact on the UK tax payer and population as a whole as projects deliver the right solution, on time and to budget."
Sir Ian Magee, System Error co-author and Chair of the Improving Government IT Taskforce said "We are delighted to receive this award. It is an acknowledgement of the contributions that many of our colleagues have made in developing the System Error report. Many of whom will be instrumental in helping shape the future of government IT."
System Error: Fixing the flaws in Government IT is the Institute's most downloaded report and has been nominated for the Prospect Magazine publication of the year award.