David Bicknell and Tony Collins have published countless articles on IT-related projects and programmes that have failed to meet expectations.
David Bicknell and Tony Collins are authors of ‘Crash – learning from the world’s worst computer disasters’.
Crash – some national press reviews
In their book Crash, authors Tony Collins and David Bicknell say firms must act now to avoid further chaos … Crash is published on June 26 and includes tips on how to avoid problems in the future.” [Daily Mirror, 2/7/97]
“… Now let me come clean. I can’t pretend that these heretical thoughts have come to me unbidden. They are inspired by a new book about computer disasters in both the public and private sectors. Crash by Tony Collins with David Bicknell (Simon and Schuster, £20) may not be as overtly sexy as David Cronenberg’s film, but it is considerably more enthralling …” [Times Educational Supplement, 24/6/97]
A new book highlights one of the largely unreported political stories of our time – the way Government and corporate bureaucrats keep on wasting taxpayers’ money by repeating the same basic mistakes … The idea for Crash: Ten Easy Ways To Avoid a Computer Disaster (Simon and Schuster, £20) began in 1992 when its authors saw …what is really alarming about the picture they give is how perfectly it seems to reflect our modern bureaucratic system …” [Sunday Telegraph – 29/6/97]