Many business problems and disasters are blamed on information technology. A recent Google search using the keywords “computer disaster” returned a result set containing 146,000,000 entries. Whoa!
Each student will find and document a disaster or significant problem stemming from the use of information technology, preferably an event that relates to your area of study. (Examples of IT disasters include but are not limited to: system outages and failures, implementation failures, legal actions stemming from information technology, security and/or privacy breaches, a deleterious exploitation of system vulnerabilities, a large number of erroneously processed transactions and/or…)