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I worked for a company that paid an annual $60,000 licence fee for a conference call system that hardly ever got used - we used WebEx, and other cheaper solutions but the option was still there to use this old system and this was what our company policy actually recommended. It was paid for automatically every year. The person who set it up a decade earlier had left and no-one really knew about it.

When I came in as a Director of Software Development, I noticed it and questioned it ...and then cancelled it. We had been paying for it for over fifteen years without hardly using it at all for over eight years (as long as several people remembered). People thought it was free since everyone could just use it when they wanted - but no-one used it because it was old and clunky!

At the same time, I had to argue long and hard to spent a tiny fraction of that money on development tools such as ReSharper, etc.
- I would love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.

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