View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
May 5, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 1:09pm


By CBR Staff Writer

In the UK, Electronic Data Systems Corp is embroiled in allegations that problems with one of its government contracts were covered up while it proceeded to negotiate another $1.5bn deal with the Inland Revenue Department, reports the Financial Times. According to staff at the Student Loans Company Ltd, they were told not to disclose details of problems they’d experienced with EDS to the department before the contact signing in 1994. Some documents obtained by Computer Weekly pointed to the fact that the Department of Education suppressed allegations about the Student Loans Company contract, some of which it has since conceded were true. Concerns over an apparent stranglehold that EDS may have on government facilities management contracts will have been exacerbated by the allegations, and the 10-year Inland Revenue contract has also raised questions of the UK government’s reliance on EDS in the past.

Content from our partners
Scan and deliver
GenAI cybersecurity: "A super-human analyst, with a brain the size of a planet."
Cloud, AI, and cyber security – highlights from DTX Manchester

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.