Tag: agile methods
Universal Credit: the agony continues
Universal Credit was once meant to be the way that our (then) new coalition government would show it’s approach to public services and public contracting was different from the New Labour years. We would get a benefit system that would assist people back into work as opposed to a system, it was claimed, that encouraged…
Universal Credit: heading for a pile up?
If the UK government’s Universal Credit project fails it won’t be an ordinary car crash, but a motorway pile up – battering the poor as lazy and feckless has become something of a political sport in Britain in recent months, but failing to pay people the money they need to live will likely change the…
Weasel words from the DWP on Universal Credit?
Britain is once more being an IT pioneer, with the world’s biggest “agile” software development project – for the Universal Credit that will, the law states, replace a myriad of different state benefits in the autumn of 2013. If you know anything about software development the above sentence ought to make you feel, at the…