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What is the most EVIL code you have ever seen in a production enterprise environment?
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How can we teach managers how Software Development works?
… company in tears because our teller software was crashing 40-50 times a day which prevented tellers from doing their job. Banks were threatening to switch vendors, and the offshore contractors were unable to fix bugs fast enough. Since India couldn't do their job, we decided to do it for them: we requested access to the source code, and we laid eyes on the 130 KLOC of spaghetti code, it became immediately obvious why the application was so buggy.