Re: In defence of public IT projects
Indeed - private sector projects can go completely titsup.
I was at Old Mutual Wealth in the early stages of this one for example. Everyone involved (except for the consultancy supposed to deliver it and the Aussie software company supposed to build it) was just looking on in disbelief at the millions being spent with the wrong supplier.
IFDS claimed to have an off the shelf platform ready to go . . .
One of OMWs directors was rumoured to have a significant stake in IFDS . . .