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UK gov't conducts comms resiliency test

The government conducted a test of the UK's broadband and comms networks in November, it has emerged.A Digital Britain implementation update published in December said that the test was a drill to rehearse responses in the event of the UK telephone network coming under attack, or otherwise failing.

January 8, 2010 by

UK gov't releases transparent post-failure analysis

The UK Identity & Passport Service (IPS) has released an excellent post-implementation assessment report describing lessons learned from five key 2007 projects. In an unusually transparent move for any government agency, the report candidly examines each project's objectives, deliverables, and areas for improvement.

May 13, 2008 by

Data breaches: 2007 IT failure superstar

Data breaches represented the most important category of IT failure during 2007.The year 2007 saw spectacular failures, ranging from improperly-paid teachers at Arizona State University (ASU) and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), to a massive implementation problem at the UK National Health Service (NHS), which one observer called the "greatest IT disaster in history.

December 29, 2007 by

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