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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.
Daily Mail employee data stolen on laptop
A laptop containing confidential information belonging to employees and suppliers of UK newspaper, the Daily Mail, was stolen. According to the Guardian, the missing data consists of name, address, bank account number and bank sort code belonging to affected staff.
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.