Over the past several years, the convergence of new technology trends,
workforce dynamics and a shift in the business climate has occurred
– placing new pressures on sustainable business results and
creating a new world of work, called Work 2.0, that is reverberating
throughout the global economy.
As the needs of
today’s business change, EMail and todays document management
can no longer support the way work is conducted today. A
comparison of traditional systems and LASTOS.
Over the past several years, the pace of business has accelerated and
become more complex. The adoption of the Internet has blurred corporate
boundaries and the ubiquity of cheap broadband has driven down
transaction costs to near-zero, significantly altering customers and
workers mobility and expectations about time, service and availability.
At the same time, increased regulatory scrutiny has created a new
business climate of corporate governance and transparency.
A metamorphosis of the workforce has occurred, necessitating a dramatic
shift for businesses. Today, people have become an
organizations’ biggest asset, reflecting a shift in the way
business creates value. Competitive advantage resides in a
firm’s ability to manage and refresh a global labor pool of
documents or information in differnet locations, genertated by
differnet cultures and generations to achieve specific business
The adoption of new technologies and standards is catalyzing the
metamorphosis of work. The adoption of Web 2.0 and SOA has created new
business models and work patterns, while cheap broadband continues to
drive down transaction costs and provide easy access to specialized
workers all over the world. At the same time, customers are asking for
software to be delivered as a service and are leaving behind the old
rigid models of ERP and DMS.