Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Why Did The Obamacare Website Fail?

Writing in The Verge, Adrianne Jeffries gives us her take on the problems Americans are having trying to sign up online for health insurance on the federal government's website, and why, in her opinion, its launch was "doomed to fail".  An excerpt:
Developing a site that communicates with multiple government agencies and state-based sites isn’t easy.  Healthcare.gov was also built on a tight deadline.  But for an administration that seemed to have a deep understanding of the internet, the site was shockingly bad.
How could the Obama administration, the brains behind the most sophisticated online political campaign ever, be responsible for something so bone-headed?
Read the entire story.

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