Ever try to cut a ripe tomato with a dull knife? The aftermath is typically not attractive, the results are less than useful, and the amount of effort needed can be more than the outcome is worth. Using an outdated student registration system can be described in these same terms.
Knowing the signs of an outdated student registration system benefits a manager as they strive to build their program and increase enrollment. Minimally, the information discovered from a system review assists a manager in designing in-house processes that start to overcome some of the shortfalls of an existing registration system. However, the information is also very valuable when building the case to replace an outdated registration system.