Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Another wake up call.....More FOI research to be published

Research, commissioned by Documentum, with partners Fujitsu Consulting, BEA, Captiva and Sun Microsystems, included decision makers at central government departments and local authorities.

Key findings include: - 82% of respondents cited process change as a major impediment to achieving their objectives; - 67% highlighted the cost of implementation as a significant barrier; - 42% of respondents stated that they were confused about policy or regulations regarding the sharing of information; - 38% of respondents indicate that 'user training' is critical; - 30% of organisations believe they have a lack of in-house skills.

The research was carried out by IDL Strategic Services. The full research findings will be presented at Public Sector 2003 Benchmark Survey being hosted by Documentum and its partners on 25th September 2003 at the Cabinet War Rooms in London.

For more information visit also has an article about the report : "Public sector fear over FOI IT costs"

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