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Lessons From A Failed Federal IT Project
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10/24/2013 | 8:43:07 PM
re: Lessons From A Failed Federal IT Project
Walter Pincus @WashingtonPost makes a great point - referencing this article -- in his 10/ 24 column http://wapo.st/19wHvHL in noting that for all the fuss right now over Healthcare.gov, there have been many other government IT project failures (like the one Mark Douglas writes about here) that never got the scrutiny Healthcare.gov is getting now.
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9/13/2013 | 8:24:35 PM
re: Lessons From A Failed Federal IT Project
How do you punish enough to get your $5 billion back?
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9/13/2013 | 1:59:26 PM
re: Lessons From A Failed Federal IT Project
A seven-year, $5 billion ERP project crashed and burned: Was anyone held accountable? Did anyone lose his/her job? Were any IT contractors put on a black list for government work? Unless there's accountability, we'll continue to see these project disasters, whether it's in the federal government or private sector.

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