Alerts asking you to update operating systems and computer software always seem to appear at the most inconvenient times. Maybe you just want to run that sample set first, or finish writing up that report. You probably tend to put off downloading the latest updates until the next day, week, or even month, right?
You are not alone. Around 40% of users do not always upgrade software when prompted. About one quarter say they need to see a prompt twice before upgrading software. Another quarter of customers do not clearly understand what software upgrades do and how they can benefit, according to a survey conducted by Skype.
Consequently, many users object to adopting new software technologies or upgrading their system. In fact, top reasons for not upgrading were:
Despite the reluctance, there are many good reasons for upgrading your laboratory system. We do not want you to miss out on all the benefits.