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Peter X

Plus option 2 involves risk and option 1 doesn't (so much); typically the people making decisions are not directly affected by cost, but they would be blamed for any failures, so... basically, larger, older, organisations with deeper management layers tend not to innovate much - there's no one who cares enough.

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