8131864 story One Expert Pegs Yearly Cost of IT Failure At $6.2 Trillion 242 Posted by timothy on Monday December 28, 2009 @09:18AM from the but-what's-the-cost-of-preventing-it? dept. blognoggle writes "Roger Sessions, a noted author and expert on complexity, developed a model for calculating the total global cost of IT failure. Roger describes his approach in a white paper titled The IT Complexity Crisis: Danger and Opportunity. He concludes that IT failure costs the global economy a staggering $6.2 trillion per year."