It was also successful: ;e project came in 5 percent under budget and on
schedule. When the site went live, there were zero IT glitches or stakeholder
uproars. And, as of March 2014, more than 200,000 residents signed up, exceeding federal enrollment targets by a whopping 245 percent.
“I think that in the next 50 years, there is probably not going to be another
project that has this much social change,” says Mr. Nichol.
“;e amount of work involved in actually implementing and communicating
this type of change in such a short period of time is unprecedented,” says Mr.
Counihan. “;is shows what a highly focused and disciplined group of people
can do with an unrealistic time frame. It can succeed.” PM
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Zero 200,000+ IT glitches or stakeholder uproars residents igned up, as of March 2014