Vermont’s court system and Department of Motor Vehicles have spent nearly $20 million on computer systems that do not work. We’ll explore why there have been so many failures in the state’s efforts to modernize its technology systems.
The Vermont court system hopes to reach a settlement soon with a
software company that officials say has failed to deliver a web-based case
management system. And there may be a cautionary
tale in this saga of soured software: Sometimes it’s better to stick with
The Vermont court system is experiencing delays and technological
challenges as it tries to computerize its case management system. The problems – which threaten
to setback the courts’ restructuring plans – come two years after the judiciary
tried to make a great leap forward in technology.