According to iPolitics, more than 120 industry firms gathered last week to learn about how the Canadian government’s new digital standards will shape the replacement for Phoenix, the Treasury Board’s beleaguered pay system.
The webcast one-day session introduced a joint procurement notice for solutions to Phoenix’s ongoing problems and the future replacement system. Vendors learned about the HR and pay problems that government wants fixed, and how agile processes fit in. In addition to seeking software that is agile, open, iterative, user-tested, and continuously improved, the government is exploring how automated processes can help clear the pay backlog.
From the article:
“They are setting the bar and telling people what they are looking for. Treasury Board sets the policy for all departments and this will be the playbook for developing services,” said Andre Leduc, vice-president of policy and government relations for the Information Technology Association of Canada.
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