Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Will the concept of 'office' fade out?

Technology which might expedite the arrival of the next generation workplace is Personal Internet Communicator (PIC), which is an affordable consumer device designed to provide managed internet access for people in global, high-growth markets to enhance communications, entertainment and education opportunities.

The emergence of collaborative technology and tools will further reduce the need to go to office and be at your desk per se. You might be able to sit on India gate lawns and write that important mail, or might be able to present an important presentation over video conferencing while your kids enjoy their favorite ride at Appu Ghar. If this sounds like a sci-fi then wake up to reality. All this and more is likely to happen in the coming three-to-four years. In fact, IT-majors Microsoft and IBM are working hard to make this vision a reality


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