B.C. kids put at risk with failure of government computer system: advocate
So many at-risk individuals and families are effected by this system failure…
Technology Minister Andrew Wilkinson says he’s had to reboot the B.C. government’s computer system for vulnerable people after it crashed about an hour after he proclaimed it glitch free. Wilkinson suggested Wednesday the issues with the government’s $180-million integrated case-management computer system may now go beyond simple reboots and could involve examining its performance. The integrated case-management system project began in 2008 with plans to replace outdated government computer information used to deliver social programs, including child protection, child care subsidies and income assistance.
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Source: Times Colonist