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I totally get the joke now -- Mercury -- it's the perfect manifestation of every Dilbert comic strip meets existential drama, like a Bertol Brecht / Scott Adams love child (that slowly murders them).

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Yeah - except Dilbert is funny and brings tears of laughter. Mercury has brought affliction to our people and is creating tears from exasperation, annoyance and frustration. In the first week alone. I want to build a wall around Mercury!

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I appreciate the sentiment as I’m on the Hate Mercury bandwagon, but you have more obscure references than Dennis Miller, and that’s saying a lot 🙂

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Who is Dennis Miller?

An ED and a Partner both on a thread speaking the truth about Mercury? Thank you!! I want to come work for you guys just for your honesty and not saying “we are so proud of the.Mercury rollout” when clearly, no one is. So thank you. 👍

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@EY1, well played and I agree, I will take that as a compliment. Dennis Miller once said "La Quinta is Spanish for 'next to Denny's.'" While hosting Monday Night Football. I don't pander to the masses, if my humor has a small audience, so be it.

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@Partner1, totally agree, we laugh at Dilbert for the sadness and futility that the characters experience -- we are those pointless dweebs now!! As an ED, I can only offer you my heartfelt sympathy that as a Partner, you effectively paid for this monstrosity that is causing us so much hell and frustration. I want to see some accountability for how poor this product is especially given the time and cost.

OP - Ha! From your post to leadership’s ears. I had asked Nancy Altabello about two years ago when Mercury was only 10% over budget who was fired over it. She looked at me like I was crazy. I said to her we have spent $1B so far, so we are $100M over budget. If that happened on a client we’d be fired. So we are the client. Who was fired. She had no answer. I am trying to be positive about it. I was trained on it. I have real concerns too

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