Comments on: Live-graphing the UK Government’s agile auction Extract tables from PDFs and scrape the web Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:12:42 +0000 hourly 1 By: Francis Irving Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:08:54 +0000 Quality was done by a tender process to even get to do the auction.

Then, of course, when actual procurement happens, agencies can choose from anyone on the framework. So they can do their own filter for the skills they need.

By: William Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:41:46 +0000 Fascinating. Geek smarts applied to the market for geek services. I agree; it feels quite a harsh process, but fair. +1 to your “as a citizen” observation.

Is there a quality dimension, or is it simply standard pricing for services labelled as being at a certain level?

I’d love to see how corpulent SIs and management consultancies fare in this sort of world. Verily, the lunatics have taken over the asylum.