ABCNEWS.com : Commentary: Worst Software Disasters: “This week’s list of the worst software disasters should be more controversial than any ‘best of’ list, since a lot of software is bad.
But not all bad software is significantly bad. There are also situations where software is just bad for a minute, then quickly fixed. In other situations the software isn’t really bad, it’s just that people hated it.
My list in this column will emphasize bad software that was hyped as the next big thing and then proved to be a huge flop despite all efforts. Now that’s an amazing thing to watch. That’s why I’ve titled this column the 10 worst software ‘disasters.'”