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.
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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.
Richard Thomas, head of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in the UK, told Parliament that CEOs should be responsible for the protection of confidential data in their firm's possession, and should face criminal charges in the event of data loss.This recommendation comes in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, in particular the loss of unencrypted information on 25 million UK citizens by UK Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
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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.
Not technology, but definitely related to failed projects, the Yemeni government released statistics about failure in various industry segments.
For IT failure fanatics, freaks, researchers, and interested bystanders of all sorts, boondoggle is a word we need to know!.
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.
The National Audit Office, an official UK watchdog agency, announced recommendations calling for "a central, mandatory system" of IT project reviews.