NJIT Newsroom tagged with "user-developed software" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 Lack of Dependability in User-Developed Software Can be Costly http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-365.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-365.phpWed, 12 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Mary Beth Rosson, PhD, professor of technology and information science at Penn State University, spoke at NJIT warning of web software problems and calling for better tools to combat it. Rosson pointed to a $1.2 billion spreadsheet error at Fannie Mae that was caused by an amateur web developer. Such software development has its opportunities, but also needs improved methods to rein in problems, Rosson said.

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