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Enterprise Applications: The Cost of Keeping Current… Or Not
During difficult times it may be tempting to postpone upgrades, treating them as discretionary or optional projects, when in fact they could very well provide a

hr research topics on current issues  from accessing certain data. HR [Human Resources] was very concerned that we prevent IT from seeing confidential employee information, and the latest release of the database help us to meet this requirement. The benefits are clear in spite of the fact that we can't necessarily assign a monetary value to them. We look for SIE - simplify, integrate, enhance when we consider upgrades. We need to hit at least two out of three in order to move forward. ~ Martin Hossfeld, Vice President of IT and Operations,

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