Learn how to develop strategies to reduce version control risk. This is the risk that people lose track of what version they are working on. You need to know about best practices to reduce risks, like standard naming conventions, saving copies, keeping records, and having backups.
- Have you ever been working with a team … on a presentation or report only to lose track … of which version was the most current? … This is a common problem when working with data, … especially with teams and it's called version control. … I've seen this for more than a dozen years … when I was at McKinsey, … but also in my own consulting firm, Prestige Economics, … and in doing research at the Futurist Institute. … Almost every organization has this risk … of losing track of the most current version, … of version control issues. … One of the best ways to reduce the risk … of version control issues is to use … a naming convention that's consistent … and allows you to see very transparently … what the most recent version of a document is. … One of the best ways to do this is … to begin the naming convention of a document … with the year, the month, the day, and then the time. … That way, if there are issues, … you can immediately see which version might have a conflict. … This is really important when you're working …
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