Some very real COWBOYS AND INDIANS

Oddly enough, as I sit down to start work in anger on COWBOYS AND INDIANS (Cullen 7), set in the world of IT project delivery at a fictional financial institution I featured in GHOST IN THE MACHINE, a fascinating study into IT project failures hits my inbox —
http://mudano.com/download/metastudy/
Given I’m just away to start creating a fictional disastrous IT project in my head, this is a stark reminder of how much stranger than fiction fact can be. Some of the case studies in here should remind you that money thrown at people who sound like they know what they’re doing but don’t only ever results in wasted money. There are a lot of snake oil salesmen will out there.
— Ed
Current project – outline of COWBOYS & INDIANS (Cullen 7)
Next project – draft 3 of CRASH INTO MY ARMS (DI Fenchurch 1)