Could cloud computing change how we communicate?

Wikis and other collaborative tools may replace the old familiar apps.

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The way analyst Alan Lepofsky figures it, organizations have several options when it comes to their worker productivity applications. Besides ignoring the cloud option completely, IT leaders could:

Move their existing on-premises products (likely Microsoft Office) to the cloud, opting for the same or similar applications in a Web-based format.

Move just the storage but not the tool to the cloud, using applications like Dropbox to share files.

Use cloud applications to enable a whole new way of processing work flow and communications.

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