Post Office discussed Horizon replacement with IBM in 2015

Abandoned the plan due to concerns over cost and scale

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Post Office discussed Horizon replacement with IBM in 2015

The Post Office attempted to replace Fujitsu's contentious Horizon retail and accounting system with a competitor product seven years ago, but abandoned the project due to worries regarding its cost and scale.

During this week's statutory public inquiry into the Horizon scandal Shaun Turner, a former analyst at Post Office National Business Support Centre (NBSC), admitted that the Post Office had started...

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