Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Why a certain old lady should retire early....

As everyone focuses on pensions and retirement in 2016, Lisa Baker (age 49) asks why much of HR is still running on technology that is overdue for retirement!

In 1961, Professor Richard Mattessich pioneered the development of spreadsheets – leading to the first commercial spreadsheet, Visicalc.  Visicalc  is credited with changing microcomputers from a hobby into a ‘serious business tool’.   Spreadsheets are therefore 55 years of age…almost as old as the 57 year old pop superstar, and overdue for retirement in a fast moving technological world!

Madonna had an early hit with ‘Borderline’ back in 1984.  She isn’t however, the only thing still rocking since then.. click here to read the rest of this article

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