How to fail Software?

Oregon health exchange technology troubles run deep due to mismanagement, early decisions
http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2013/12/oregon_health_exchange_technol.html

Cover Oregon: Health exchange mired in unexpected delays; what went wrong?
http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2013/10/cover_oregon_health_exchange_m.html

IBM Software Blamed for Troubled State Health Exchanges
http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2014/01/21/ibm-software-blamed-for-troubled-state-health-exchanges/

Massachusetts healthcare exchange fails; state seeks more Obamacare funds
http://www.examiner.com/article/massachusetts-healthcare-exchange-fails-state-seeks-more-obamacare-funds

Inside the Failure of Healthcare.gov
http://www.newsweek.com/inside-healthcaregovs-failure-1449

6 Software Development Lessons From Healthcare.gov’s Failed Launch
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9244123/6_Software_Development_Lessons_From_Healthcare.gov_39_s_Failed_Launch

Fix For Mass. Health Exchange Website Will Cost More Than $120 Million
http://boston.cbslocal.com/2014/05/08/fix-for-mass-health-exchange-website-will-cost-more-than-120-million/

Health Exchange Delays Tied to Software Crash in Early Rush
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/08/us/health-exchange-delays-tied-to-software-crash-in-early-rush.html?_r=0

Reasons I observed.
Corruption in Organizations. (Lot of money go back in kick backs, It never reach developers who work 24 x 7)
Arrogance, Lack of Knowledge, Power of Key People who make important decisions
Practicing Blame Game
Irresponsibility of Decision Makers

To make project successful along with good technical skills, good character too required.
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kynect: Kentucky’s Healthcare Connection
http://kyyouth.org/congrats-to-kentuckys-health-benefit-exchange-kynect-viewed-as-success/
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