ObamaCare: In which lambert yet again apologizes for being prematurely correct
Nevertheless, disarray has distinguished the project. In the last 10 months alone, government documents show, officials modified hardware and software requirements for the exchange seven times. It went live on Oct. 1 before the government and contractors had fully tested the complete system. Delays by the government in issuing specifications for the system reduced the time available for testing.
So, when a project gets out of control, you see managers triage requirements to get something, anything out the door, and remember: Obama's committed to the October 1 date ("We will implement it"), and so something, anything, will go out the door.
They. Launched. The. Biggest.Government. IT. Project. In. American. History. Before. It. Was. All. Tested.
And then they blame all the problems on too many users?
Typically, Democratic blame-shifting and fingerpointing is more adroit than this, another indication of #FAIL; they can't even manage the spin properly.