The state of the nation’s roads and bridges has been in the news recently. Aging roadways and failing bridges are causing safety and economic issues for the country. This backlog of aging infrastructure is the result of deferred maintenance, which the Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards 40 defines as:
The new year means new chances for growth and resolutions. The fresh start also offers an opportunity to improve your workflow. Every office has some dinosaur program or process long past its deserved end date. It’s time to see if you can be working smarter and not harder.
Change can be hard. It can be especially hard when we there is a change in the software or systems we use every day. We all know the groans and complaints that happen when Google changes its algorithm or Facebook updates its news feed. But what would happen if we never adapted to those changes? We would probably still be using AOL messenger and checking our beepers. Technology evolution is a given in the modern digital world. If you are operating on an old, outdated, or obsolete system in your business or agency, it is time to take a look at the benefits of updating, upgrading, and modernizing.