I don’t think I would like to be in the folder, inter-office envelope, paper clip or staple businesses. They had a great run. They served a very good purpose. But it’s time to move on to new forms of workflow. Yes, that’s right, paper clips, folders and envelopes were the first workflow tools.
Paper clips and staples separated documents into relevant parts. Folders and envelopes kept the collection of information together as it moved through the company for decision making purposes. Plenty of business decisions still rely on a collection of data and documents. So where have all the folders and paper clips gone? To digital workflow packages, which are the new tools for business process.text