Upgrade to SQL Server 2008 – For Business, Technology, or Career?
Upgrading to the latest technology is the desire of many companies as well as IT professionals. Everyone wants to have the latest and greatest version of whatever they are using. With the recent release of SQL 2008, getting up to speed is necessary from a few different perspectives, business, technology and career are among the most prominent. From your perspective what are the drivers to upgrade to SQL Server 2008? Have executives in your company provided you with their insight or opinion of upgrading to SQL Server 2008?
Making a compelling reason in the uncertain economic times to upgrade to SQL Server 2008 may be difficult in some organizations but it is certainly a must. It is necessary to understand where your organization or specific projects fall in relation to upgrading and where it currently sits on your company's decision maker’s priority list. If your organization has not been considering upgrading, try to learn about what the decision making factors are and understand how leveraging technology is perceived by the business, before going down a path that they have no interest in.
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