Archive for July 16, 2010

A quickie…

July 16, 2010

I just saw this excellent cartoon on the public strategist blog http://publicstrategist.com/2010/06/strategy-or-the-quest-for-world-domination/

An excellent cartoon from www.robcottingham.ca

An excellent cartoon from http://www.robcottingham.ca

It amused me.

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Protecting the public purse

July 16, 2010

I just came across this from the National Audit Office (slogan: Protecting the public purse).

After a much heralded launch it seems the Audit Commission has decided that the ‘Oneplace’ website is not after all the ‘powerful tool for change’ that the audit commission claimed it would be.

Instead it was just a pointless collection of numbers which provided no value for money and yet cost a fortune. Kudos to the Tories for getting rid of it…

I wouldn’t mention this apart from the fact that I said something very similar here:

It’s nice to be right sometimes!

L