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Leonid Bershidsky Too Big to Succeed?

The sheer size of the Obamacare website project may have doomed it to failure.

There's a simple but somewhat overlooked explanation for the debacle that is It was so big that it had to fail.

Some unique insight into the Obamacare website's difficulties can be found in the "Chaos Manifesto," a treatiseon tech failure by the Standish Group, an IT consulting company that collected data from 90,000 projects spread out over 18 years.