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October 9, 2014
Arik Hanson How corporate IT is actually killing employee communications
By Arik Hanson
Years ago, I worked for an accounting and consulting firm here in Minneapolis. They ran their systems on Lotus Notes.

For those of you born after 1985, Lotus Notes is an operating system that runs all sorts of programs internally for big organizations, including email. It's actually surprisingly easy to use, and simple. But it's extremely dated.

Yet, I know of AT LEAST two big companies in Minneapolis that are still using Lotus Notes. As a polite reminder, it is the year 2014. The internet has been in play now for a full 25-plus years.

Now, I don't have a huge problem with Lotus Notes, on the surface. It does its job. I'm sure it's a fine operating platform. [...]

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