What we have here is a failure to communicate

What if, following a software upgrade, the computers controlling your subway trains suddenly couldn’t communicate with the rail switches?

“Computer Glitch Strands Commuters in Bay Area,” Wall Street Journal, November 23-24, 2013 A3 http://on.wsj.com/1aP1AK9

Lessons? Test a software before you roll it out?  Where have we heard that before?

Is this an information governance/management issue? If not, why not?

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