But as systems grow, parts of the system change or pieces are added– sometimes, these adjustments go unnoticed.
Undocumented updates to one facet can have unintended consequences down the line. And adjustments to processes made by one worker often come as a shock to the next, all because the work wasn’t recorded.
This is where version control comes in.
Unfortunately, the discussion around employing a version control software solution is weighed down by a number of myths. The intent of this document is to demystify version control and some of the surrounding misconceptions about the products, technology, and ease of use.
Myth #1: I Don’t Need it, We’ve Been Running Our Plant Without it For Years
Myth #3: Version Control Programs Take Too Long to Implement
Myth #10: All Systems are About the Same, Anyway