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Woe Canada: Rather than rise from the ashes, IBM-built C$1bn Phoenix payroll system is going down in flames


Re: The History Goes Back Further Than That

> The Auditor General however noted that the government of Queensland had pulled the plug much sooner

The project which was originally projected to cost A$6m was canned after the costs had ballooned to A$1.2b (yes, billion), and thousands of health workers had been paid incorrectly, the after-effects of which are still being felt years later.

It was a monumental disaster in every regard, and if that timeline is what classifies as "much sooner", god have mercy on Canadian souls.

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