"Creating an offshore software development in India. It was a great lesson, but it was a bad investment. We were trying to manage a team from thousands of miles away."

-- Edmund Scanlon, Infra-Strategy

"Our Web hosting company. Its system crashed, and they forgot to back up their data, which included about three years of our client and employee information. We lost everything, and we're meeting with our attorney."

-- Mike Kichline, Projectline Services

"None. We don't invest in tech."

-- Joel Mueller, MacUpdate

"Our phone systems. We went high tech, and it constantly breaks. Everything is down right now -- no phone or fax today, so don't bother calling."

-- Brian Marr, Wexley School for Girls