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Failed government IT: 'The mother of all databases'
The "IT system used to identify terrorist threats that has been crippled by technical flaws," according to a memo from the House of Representatives. The failed system is part of a central US government repository of data called the mother of all databases.
Government Regulation of IT Projects?
Kevin Brady poses the title question on his interesting blog. He makes the following argument:I pointed out during a challenging exchange that the only reason why the building and engineering industries had 95% + project success rates is because of strong regulation /legislation backed up by local government inspection and enforced professionalism i.
Government Report: UK IT Projects Still Failing
Back in the 2001 time frame, the Office of Government Commerce (National Audit Office) in the UK established a program for avoiding large-scale IT failures. The program, called the Gateway Process, established a series of evaluation milestones, or gates, against which a project must be reviewed over its lifecycle.