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  •  So who did the (4+ / 0-)

    Government outsource the development to?  

    •  This is a capacity and legacy interface issue (5+ / 0-)

      and guess what? Most of the IRS is on furlough. This was the first time that agency systems were to pass data in real time, rather than batch file transfers. And not just several agencies, all with legacy systems, but also insurance companies. As for capacity - everyone can Monday quarterback, but the original estimates projected a gradual ramp up, instead of the "Victoria's Secret" classic overwhelming of web sites when they went up. This will all be resolved soon.

      "There's a fine line between clever and stupid." This Is Spinal Tap

      by ebirch1 on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 07:43:24 AM PDT

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