Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Bill Gates and the New world of Work

Google, shmoogle, just watch Microsoft's vision for knowledge workers

"It's also not easy enough just to find the information people need to do their jobs. The software innovations of the 1980s and 1990s, which revolutionized how we create and manipulate information, have created a new set of challenges: finding information, visualizing and understanding it, and taking action. Industry analysts estimate that information workers spend up to 30 percent of their working day just looking for data they need. All the time people spend tracking down information, managing and organizing documents, and making sure their teams have the data they need, could be much better spent on analysis, collaboration, insight and other work that adds value. " Microsoft White Paper

Here is the link from the remarks of his years CEO Summit

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