The National Audit Office, an official UK watchdog agency, announced recommendations calling for "a central, mandatory system" of IT project reviews.
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Marin County voted to stop an ongoing SAP project, implicitly accepting that it wasted over $30 million on software and related implementation services from Deloitte Consulting.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released data that shows disturbing trends on government IT projects.
Rigorous contract management is a basic and crucial element necessary to successfully oversee procurement and execution of complex IT projects. New research shows gov't does a lousy job.
For IT failure fanatics, freaks, researchers, and interested bystanders of all sorts, boondoggle is a word we need to know!.
Not technology, but definitely related to failed projects, the Yemeni government released statistics about failure in various industry segments.
Here's your guide to the seamy underbelly of IT project management.
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.
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.
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.