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IT's Dumber Side

We (or at least I) tend to think of IT folks are pretty bright. After all, you've taught me an awful lot in the 27 years I've been covering this industry.

But as good as you are, you all aren't perfect. From time to time you'll goof up, blunder or botch things. Over a dozen of you came clean with biggest boo-boos, and I turned these confessions into a Redmond magazine cover story titled Dumb IT.

Some errors were minor and easy to rectify. Others were truly colossal. As George Santayana famously said, those that do not learn from IT mistakes are doomed to repeat them. Give this article a read and hopefully you won't make the same faux pas.

Care to share, anonymously, where you've messed up? If so write me at [email protected] We'll only use your first name.

Posted by Doug Barney on 10/03/2011 at 1:18 PM


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