What Will Disappear From Offices in the Next Five Years? 71% Say Fax Machines
LinkedIn just released the results of a survey on what people think will disappear from offices within the next five years. And if people are right, offices in 2017 are going to have really modern technology, and a lot of people wearing jeans in giant rooms with absolutely no privacy. Here are the top 13 answers.
#1.) Tape recorders. 79% of people say they'll be gone within five years. Since, ya know, in most places they were gone 10 years ago.
#2.) Fax machines, 71%.
#3.) The Rolodex, 58%.
#4.) Standard '9-to-5' hours, 57%.
#5.) Desk phones, 35%.
#6.) Desktop computers, 34%.
#7.) Formal business attire like suits, ties, and pantyhose, 27%.
#8.) Corner offices for managers and executives, 21%.
#9.) Cubicles, 19%.
#10.) USB thumb drives, 17%.
#11.) Offices with doors, 16%.
#12.) Business cards, 15%.
#13.) Copy machines, 13%.