Peter Coffees Dirty Dozen IT Embarrassments - 1998: USS Yorktown is disabled by software failures

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Systems simply must be designed to accommodate user errors and gracefully degrade.

The naval vessel Yorktown was towed into port several times because of Windows NT fail
 

There are technology issues, and then there are TECHNOLOGY ISSUES. Peter Coffee looks back at almost 25 years of IT screwups, and provides some lessons that can be learned from them.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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