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Saturday July 26, 2014

US Social Security Wasted $300 Million on an IT Boondoggle

Ah, it’s always a joy to see your tax dollars at work, especially involving IT personnel, except when $300 Million is spent on modernizing Social Security technology for the past six years with no finished product in sight. These must be the same guys who worked on the Affordable Care Act site. big grin

Among the issues found by the auditors was poor management, confusion in planning and delays in development, which led to multiple missed deadlines and a project that has yet to move beyond a beta testing phase.