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Doctors smoking cigarettes, or why last-gen solutions last so long

Plenty of business execs know that old-school software solutions are costly and inefficient: that legacy solutions perpetuate legacy processes: that last-gen is bad and next-gen is good. Yet plenty of those same execs do nothing to change systems, or worse, actively fight change, fearing its short term difficulties.

Legacy IT solutions are habit-forming and addictive. Get rid of them when you know you should – don’t be a doctor that smokes.

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Chris Bliss works at VM Associates, an end-user consultancy for businesses looking to move to the cloud from pre-existing legacy systems.