Technology is advancing at an alarming rate and forms an essential part of the workflow of many businesses. Imagine if a business failed to keep up with the pace of technological development. What might that look like? Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal spoke with Bloomberg’s Romy Varghese about why — and how — San Francisco’s assessor’s office is still running on software from the 1980s.
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