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Technology Adoption Hazards

28/01/2020

Dr Andrew Barwell, Dr Richard Hoad, Dr Duncan Stewart - QinetiQ Advisory Services

Challenges and Pitfalls in Adopting New Technology

Technology Adoption Hazards

Organisations that adopt new technology without a clear understanding of why it is needed, what integration might be necessary, and what vulnerabilities it might introduce, risk wasting money on solutions that offer no benefit whilst exposing themselves to new and unforeseen threats.

This paper looks at what can go wrong when technology is introduced without understanding and mitigating the inherent challenges of adopting new technology. The paper provides some examples of technology benefits and identifies some important factors for consideration.