systems - dream or nightmare? I recently read a news article about how the government is spending $175 million to completely upgrade its 60 year old computer system that handles pensions for millions of Canadians. The report says the system is "rusting" out and can no longer be supported. The thing is, it has worked all these years and it has never been hacked. I'll bet the new system will be breached in no time. Maybe they should hire some admins.

I dearly hope the upgrade doesn't end up like the Phoenix payroll system, which is still a clusterf*** 5 years in, as far as I know.

Well, I won't take my pension for at least 15 years, if they do mess it up, hopefully it will be fixed by then!

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