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Machine Meltdown: It’s never a one and done

March 16, 2023

Like most companies you’re busier than ever, a to do list as long as your forearm. Your HR lead is on a hiring spree to find that next perfect person to fill a much-needed human capital gap. We all rely on technology to automate a lot of the processes that frankly have just become too cumbersome to do manually. The challenge with technology and any other machines for that matter is it’s never a one in done purchase. I know what you’re probably thinking, it was such a long sales process you can’t even imagine doing it again. Similarly, to machines let’s say in manufacturing, technology needs to be updated, patches need to be rolled out, and maintaining the latest version of that platform is imperative not only from a features perspective but from my functionality and cyber perspective. 

It’s Monday morning, and you’re ready to get through your To Do List before your noon zoom call meeting. Now you use several platforms to do your job, maybe they are connected to other platforms maybe they’re not; As you’re plugging away and failed to hit save the technology freezes and now you don’t know what to do. How does this happen well you start to ask yourself will that save the panic sets in is this the latest version, should I call the manufacturer, what about the IT guy. At this point you’ll do just about anything to make sure that that work is saved, and you don’t find yourself having to repeat everything you just did. 

We rely on technology to automate processes and make our lives easier, right? The challenge with technology is that it’s never a one-time purchase. Technology needs to be updated regularly in order to stay competitive. Here’s why updating your technology is crucial to your business.  

 4 key reasons to upgrade your technology stack 

  1. staying competitive: In order to stay competitive, it’s important to have the latest and greatest technology. This way, you can offer your customers the best possible experience. 
  2. Functionality and security: It’s also important to keep your technology updated from a functionality and security perspective. By keeping your software up to date, you can ensure that your systems are running smoothly and that your data is safe and secure. 
  3. Cost savings: Updating your technology can also lead to cost savings. By having the latest and most efficient technology, you can save money on energy costs and increase your productivity. 
  4. Improved customer experience: Finally, updating your technology can improve the customer experience. By having the latest features and technologies, you can offer your customers a better experience overall. 

 As you can see, there are many reasons why updating your technology is important. If you want to stay competitive, save money, and improve the customer experience, then it’s crucial that you keep your technology up to date.  

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