Streams

Digital Contract Woes

Monday, October 03, 2011

New York Times reporterĀ David Halbfinger talks about his recent article and the problems with the Bloomberg administration's wildly over-budget personnel tracking system.

Guests:

David Halbfinger
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [3]

James from Brooklyn, NY

I'm not sure if our site was developed by the same group covered in the story, but I am a teacher and I logged in this weekend to view my paycheck. I was given an error message which stated that the system was only available 8-8 Monday -Friday and 8-4 on Saturday! What is the point of developing an online system with standard business hours?! How asinine!

Oct. 03 2011 11:38 AM
Robert from NYC

Mayor Bloomberg should be on the stand for lots of criminal trials or maybe in the hot seat for such trials.
And as far as this time-management upgrade thing goes ( or whatever it's called) I'm sure these are pals of the mayor and the whole thing was set up for them to rip off the city for billions of bucks. As was the "gentrification" of the Bx has put tons of city tax payers bucks in the pockets of developers. We all know the mayor has lots of developer pals. What or whoever he doesn't buy, he sees to it that the city buys it!

Oct. 03 2011 11:36 AM
Hope from nyc

Big corporations waiste tons of money on IT projects all the time, No surprise there.

Oct. 03 2011 11:10 AM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.