Novopay costs blew out as Talent2, ministry ‘overwhelmed’

Tue, 04 Jun 2013

By Jonathan Underhill June 4 (BusinessDesk) - IT firm Talent2 and the Ministry of Education were “unprepared and overwhelmed” by escalating problems with the Novopay payroll system for teachers. The Ministerial Inquiry into the Novopay Project paints a picture of departmental failures across the state sector, including the State Services Commission, the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Education Ministry. Authors Murray Jack and Maarten Wevers assessed a project which had its genesis in 1999 and has been through the hands...

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