Archive for June, 2007

Paid for Failure?

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

In dire need of a new payroll system, the Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) engaged Deloitte Consulting to the tune of $55 million. Yet the problems and overruns during implementation have caused an uproar in the ranks of teachers and employees, who demand remedy. LAUSD has agreed to another $9.6 million to fix the issues, spending that money (once again) to pay Deloitte.

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Inefficiency Far from Home

Monday, June 11th, 2007

The names might sound unfamiliar, but a recent story in a Pakistan’s newspaper reports on inefficiencies in local community boards that might well be in your own hometown.

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