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What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby Martin_US » Fri May 10, 2013 12:01 pm

Just kind of want to know. Doesn't have to be SAP.

I can think of ...

ELENA (german system for income tax and social security) canned
NHS (British healthcare system) canned
Gesundheitskarte (Like the british NHS) canned
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby VLozano » Mon May 13, 2013 2:59 am

The worst IT projects were there with me in their team... just add some moronic management, aggressivelly hostile users and inoperant functional consultants and you have... o shit! any SAP implant.
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby Sharpshooter » Mon May 13, 2013 6:20 am

Dell spent $30MM on implementing SAP in 1996 before giving up. Now Dell have an SAP consulting practise!!
Good luck!
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby Rich » Mon May 13, 2013 7:16 am

VLozano wrote:The worst IT projects were there with me in their team... just add some moronic management, aggressivelly hostile users and inoperant functional consultants and you have... o shit! any SAP implant.


Now now Vic, I don't think the Borg run SAP.....

However - Eastern Bloc management, 30 Solicitors on their books, a G/L Account called "Profit from court cases" :shock: and their 'Associates' breaking in and setting light to the warehouse while we were still working..... oh - and they failed to pay the second set of invoices (hence the 30 Solicitors and the funny G/L Accounts....).
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby VLozano » Mon May 13, 2013 7:40 am

Do you mean I didn't need to have surgery to attach that ugly device to my brain? I can run SAP without it?

Maybe I had to read the difference between implanting and implementing :oops:
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby blueteeth » Mon May 13, 2013 11:23 am

Rich wrote:
VLozano wrote:The worst IT projects were there with me in their team... just add some moronic management, aggressivelly hostile users and inoperant functional consultants and you have... o shit! any SAP implant.


Now now Vic, I don't think the Borg run SAP.....

However - Eastern Bloc management, 30 Solicitors on their books, a G/L Account called "Profit from court cases" :shock: and their 'Associates' breaking in and setting light to the warehouse while we were still working..... oh - and they failed to pay the second set of invoices (hence the 30 Solicitors and the funny G/L Accounts....).


Bravo Herr Rich!! I proudly present you a biro pen for bringing in Borgs & Lizards in one post. I hope our Japanese friends on SAPFANS take note and consider making a blockbuster movie.

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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby bgamble » Mon May 13, 2013 11:34 am

Every Project I do is worst than the one before. I am 53 now and I look arround and there is no one within 10 years of me. I think I know why. I get more angry with each passing day. STOP ASKING ME SO MANY GOD DAMN QUESTIONS
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby blueteeth » Mon May 13, 2013 11:46 am

bgamble wrote:Every Project I do is worst than the one before. I am 53 now and I look arround and there is no one within 10 years of me. I think I know why. I get more angry with each passing day. STOP ASKING ME SO MANY GOD DAMN QUESTIONS


Darn! I must rapidly edit my reply to your other post on meeting Sandi in Prague!

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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby Rich » Tue May 14, 2013 9:18 am

blueteeth wrote:
Rich wrote:
VLozano wrote:The worst IT projects were there with me in their team... just add some moronic management, aggressivelly hostile users and inoperant functional consultants and you have... o shit! any SAP implant.


Now now Vic, I don't think the Borg run SAP.....

However - Eastern Bloc management, 30 Solicitors on their books, a G/L Account called "Profit from court cases" :shock: and their 'Associates' breaking in and setting light to the warehouse while we were still working..... oh - and they failed to pay the second set of invoices (hence the 30 Solicitors and the funny G/L Accounts....).


Bravo Herr Rich!! I proudly present you a biro pen for bringing in Borgs & Lizards in one post. I hope our Japanese friends on SAPFANS take note and consider making a blockbuster movie.

BT


Lizards ???
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby asterhuj » Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:06 am

It is good and IT project is best.
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby Rich » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:11 am

asterhuj wrote:It is good and IT project is best.


Oh oh.... I think you should learn the nuances of English (possibly from Vic) before you post anything else, or are you a Bot ?
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby VLozano » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:38 am

Grandpa, I never (mis)used your language that way...
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby Rich » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:18 am

VLozano wrote:Grandpa, I never (mis)used your language that way...


I'm not saying you did. I'm just saying that you are a good role model for learning the English language. The fact that you mangle it occasionally is neither here nor there.
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby VLozano » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:21 am

I spend one hour every Wednesday talking in English... I wish I will be able to have a conversation in less than three years :)
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Re: What were the worst IT Projects?

Postby monty carlo » Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:27 am

But only on a Wednesday
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