"You are truly unique. That’s fabulous for art, but it’s a bit of a problem for software because, at some point, something will have to change, to be upgraded, to be swapped out or replaced. And, if you took the implementation-to-customization route, trying to figure out what and how to unravel customizations can be a very long, very difficult, and very, very expensive process.
If we quell our kneejerk need for implementation—control your inner control freak, you might say—there truly is a better way that’s easier on you, your processes, your people, your tech, and, in the end, your future planning. What’s required is a shift in mindset from thinking about your next large-scale software changeout in the terms and techniques inherent in implementation to the new concepts and flexibility unique to adoption, specifically cloud adoption.
Read our full interview with David on tech, trading floors, & cloud adoption right here.