The scariest software project horror stories of 2012
IDG News Service – Sure, plenty of enterprise software projects go just fine and end up giving customers all the things vendors promise: lower operating costs, streamlined operations and happier users. Unfortunately, some still end up in ruins, leaving customers out huge sums of money, churning up lawsuits, damaging careers and destroying relationships. On the bright side, when examined these failures can reflect some important lessons for both vendors and customers to take to heart. Here’s a look at some of 2012’s scariest software project disasters.