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Unformatted text preview: were not made. Orders began to quickly backlog, and HP did not have enough manual workarounds to keep business flowing smoothly. The loss of revenue as a result of the system errors was $160 million, higher than the cost of the project itself. The Solution This situation could have been prevented through better testing and a more complete contingency plan. IT projects rarely have exact results upon initial deployment, and this is why risk management and product testing are so important. Product testing should be used to make sure the end user gets the desired or required results. An extensive contingency plan should have been made for a project that involved so much risk. Source: http://www.cio.com/archive/120104/contingencyplan.html...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course ISDS 4113 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08