2016-05-16 Documents are the new Email

Business is transitioning away from documents as the ‘system of record’ for work. Even if we aren’t aware of it yet.

With new lightweight takes on ‘documents’ like Dropbox Paper, Slack posts, Google Docs, and Quip — I’ve been thinking a lot about the changing role of documents as an element of work technologies.

Note that the title of this post — Documents are the new Email — is provocative, but guardedly. There is more email today than ever, and it’s likely to be arou…

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