The death of email? No way, it’s becoming seriously cool again
"The death of email has been one of the go-to predictions in technology over the past few years. I've been as guilty of this as anyone, taken in by the rise of social networks and enterprise collaboration systems that provide real-time communications with a host of other features and functionality.
As younger generations enter the workplace, well versed in such systems, many of us felt that email would go the way of the fax machine. Well, to paraphrase Mark Twain, ‘reports of the death of email have been greatly exaggerated’.
I’ve noticed a lot of signs that rather than becoming marginalised, a new and revitalised approach to thinking about email is about to take hold. Three of the world’s biggest vendors have thrown serious resource behind new email packages, all of them user-focused and all pointing to an expanded view of email as the centre of a broader universe of interactions.”
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