Global CIO: Indiana To IBM: Drop Dead

Column about Indiana saying it will not pay IBM the $125 million IBM says it is owed as a final payment for an IT-outsourcing and business-process management deal that Indiana canceled because it felt the IBM system was not working properly.

While that particular phrase might be more closely associated with IBM's New York home than with midwestern Indiana, that's precisely the message delivered by a state agency following IBM's claim that Indiana still owes it $125 million from a canceled contract originally valued at $1.34 billion.