What do we think, as webmasters, of the rollout of HealthCare.gov? I don’t buy the “traffic” explanation that is being spun this morning. I think that the government started the project late and didn’t listen to the developers who likely said that the site was not ready. Happens all too often! Who is at fault? Why don’t folks listen to their development teams?
Their messaging: "We have a lot of visitors on our site right now, and we're working to make your experience here better. Please wait here until we send you to the log-in page. Thank you for your patience."