Advances in technology are happening at an unbelievable rate. Each and every day there are unique, new opportunities due to technological advancements. In the medical arena, the leaps and bounds are truly mind boggling, especially when you consider that some methods used a decade ago are now considered ancient and obsolete. And, the methods and machinery we use today are already on the fast track to being replaced by tomorrow’s next big thing.
When we talk about all of the advancements being made in technology these days, we tend to focus on the personal benefits of those developments. We talk about the iWatch. We talk about smart phones and being able to stream Netflix directly into our brains (okay, that’s not actually available yet). We talk about how everyday life is starting to resemble Star Trek and, in terms of personal computing, Minority Report.
Everybody knows how great technology is and how fast it is growing and developing and changing. The Internet and computers have changed the way we do just about everything. If you don’t believe me, consider this: this year’s high school graduates have never had to plan around a television show they wanted to watch. Yep: the kids graduating from high school this year are just barely older than TiVo. Now a DVR comes standard with most cable television packages…for the few people who still buy those.
How sweet it would be to sit at your office desk without any piles of paper. Sounds like an impossible dream, right? Well, digital tools are actually doing a great job at eliminating the paper clutter in your office. Aside from reducing your carbon footprint, these tools also provide instant benefits by taking paper out of the equation, such as: