2006's Triumphs & Trip-Ups

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2006-12-06 Print this article Print

Technology teams at Chevron, Hendrick Motorsports and the Bank of New York are named in our annual report of the starkest I.T. lessons of the last year. Did those companies shine or earn demerits?

The awful truth about technology projects is that the blunders become visible overnight—your main consultant pulls out, or your security breach becomes a national news story. The problems are embarrassing and sometimes career-ending. Successful technology initiatives, by contrast, happen over time and are overshadowed by the splashier victories they enable.

So it was again in 2006, as Baseline learned when our staff embarked on its annual trek to find the starkest I.T. lessons. Our report starts on the next page.

Next page: I.T. Triumphs of 2006


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