Understanding Marin County’s $30 million ERP failure
In a zdnet.com article,
Marin County voted to stop an ongoing SAP project, implicitly accepting that it wasted over $30 million on software and related implementation services.
The dramatic decision to replace SAP comes after relations between Marin and Deloitte Consulting, the implementation consultant on this project, deteriorated to the breaking point. Marin filed a lawsuit against Deloitte “seeking actual and compensatory damages of at least $30 million, along with unspecified punitive and, or exemplary damages and interest.” Deloitte has countersued Marin for approximately $550,000 in unpaid fees and late charges.
The entire article can be read here: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/projectfailures/understanding-marin-countys-30-million-erp-failure/10678?tag=nl.e539