The hidden costs of cost cutting - Tech Update - ZDNet
"It's the rusty bridge syndrome," Claunch said. "Cities delayed maintenance on roads and bridges, and it became more and more expensive to fix as the life of the equipment is stretched out." In some cases, it's better to focus on relatively modest projects with throw away technologies for issues that need more immediate attention but would require major investments to solve in a more systemic fashion, Claunch added.Many good thoughts in this article. The mantra: "Align business with the technology". You may have to invest up front to see any return.