Tuesday, June 05, 2007

A Laundry List of Failed IT Projects

The Times Online has an article detailing several IT projects which have cratered in the UK over the last ten or so years.  Some of the systems were pretty critical, like a system to track screenings of teachers — its failure left child molesters unchecked in public school systems.

It’s always discouraging to read about these train wrecks because it appears we as an industry aren’t getting a lot better about solving complex problems.


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