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writes "The Belgium governement has decided to terminate the contract with UNISYS; the latter being in charge of the Phenix Project. The aim of the project was to centralize all different software systems (13) of the Belgium ministery of Justice in one solution. Development started mid 2003 and up till now UNISYS was apparently unable to deliver a workable solution. The full story can be read here (dutch) http://www.tijd.be/nieuws/artikel.asp?Id=2758696. I expect that we will read from this case in the near future again and it will be interesting to understand what caused the failure: project management, technology choices, etc..."