Some could say that this is the centre of my life (yes this has been my daily working life for most of the last 15 years)
Why IT failures at big companies are unlikely to go away
Computer system failures are depressingly common
Business deals that have to be aborted, staff who don’t receive their wages, invoices that don’t get paid on time – companies can face potentially catastrophic disruption when their banks suffer computer system failures.
Yet these interruptions are far from uncommon – institutions like NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds and many others have all run into problems that have left their customers in the lurch, and their IT staff scrambling to find and fix the issue.