Established real estate companies often rely on established software. Lots of the time these are on-premise systems that have been in place for years or even decades and are used by a workforce that knows every step of the process, is used to a certain routine and already has already come up with their own workarounds to cover technical shortcomings or process gaps in their everyday work. This article gives an overview how to take control of your projects management again. Because using outdated software will cost you in terms of productivity, security, legal compliance & flexibility.
There’s probably also a resource-hungry team of IT experts and external consultants who take care of ongoing operations, software updates and regular maintenance.
But with growing volumes of data, higher user numbers, increased networking, faster markets and new data protection regulations, the ‘software dinosaurs’ are under more and more pressure. “We’ve always done it this way” is no longer a good enough reason to keep muddling through with antiquated software.