Tag Archives: Filing cabinet
May 11, 2011
… as ruining the décor, forms are a terrible way to store data (just try “quick sorting” a full filing cabinet). Humankind has sent robots to Mars, mapped the human genome and even (in just 11 years) tracked down Osama Bin Laden. So why is the paperless office still such an impossible dream?
As you probably know by now, here at Microtask we take productivity seriously. We spent many long days and sleepless nights wrestling with this data-based dilemma. Finally we emerged, red-eyed …
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June 18, 2010
… lively debate and a lot of subsequent interest (not to mention Microtask’s first trophy for the cabinet!)
Aside from our presentation, it was also fascinating to see other growth company’s pitches, and get a glimpse of what the future holds in a variety of areas. Did you know, for example, that a spaghetti of carbon nanotubes can be used for transparent and bendable printed circuits?
Everyone I spoke to at the conference agreed that it was a great experience, and superbly organized. …
June 14, 2010
… business card. Nothing except perhaps spending jetlagged hours sorting through cards because your filing machine is completely useless and you blew your budget for an admin assistant on elephant tusks.
Automated solutions on the market are neither flexible, easily customized, nor cheap. Moreover, most of the time they require a direct intervention from the user to store data correctly. I find it is more efficient to do it by hand, and at least make sure data are displayed exactly as I …
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