Computerworld U.K. staff

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Infor partners with Amazon to deliver cloud ERP

The deal was revealed this week at Infor's main customer event in Denver

Enterprises concerned about open source support: Forrester

Concerns around support trump intellectual property and security issues, according to a Forrester survey of European firms actively using open source

Criminal offender tracking system scaled back by U.K. government

Following a Ministry of Justice review the U.K. government computer system that was established to track criminal offenders is set to be dramatically scaled back. The system was originally seen as offering an end-to-end platform for the probation and prisons service, as well as justifying the creation of the National Offender Management Service.

Database glitches leave 400000 UK workers without pay

Database problems at the Bacs clearing system have left up to 400,000 people awaiting their salary payments. Bacs provides a central clearing house for automated payments and clears 30 million a day. It is one of the largest automated payment systems in the world, processing more than 20 million salaries a month, 70 per cent of U.K. household bills and the majority of state benefits and pension payments.

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