Positives and Negatives of changing hardware and software.
A Coggle Diagram about Positives (Cut down on work force. This is a positive because the company can cut down on costs. , Improved performance of the interface and the hardware , Could improve security as newer softwares tend to have much better security features which will make the devices safer such as having better firewalls that will increase protection and the security will be always covering the ports to make sure nothing unauthorised doesn't access the data., Fix current bugs and viruses which improves the stability of the software , New and improved features that will help do things easier , Advanced features to improve work , Older softwares may not support new files and the manufacturer who creates the software may not support the older version of the software and Efficiency for the software will help the staff with there work As it will contain new and improved features that could help the staff
with ease as the new features may contain a tutorial or help guide which will help aid the staff to complete the work. An example of how new features will help is with the new Microsoft word, it gives the user hints and tips to help them create the documents they want and have an easy user interface that helps the user do the work quickly ), Negatives (The time is takes to install is a negative because it can possibly take a whole day to upgrade and this can put a business behind in work and cause problems., Suitability of the software/hardware, Staff training may be necessary, The cost of purchase., Down time transferring data, Loss of data in the update may have a massive downfall to the business and the company as it may contain sensitive information which will be a breach into the company. An example of having a loss of data is when updating the whole user interface , this could lead to loosing crucial data which could be an important part to the company . and May not be compatible with older softwares) and How to reduce the negatives