Is this the end of the work email?

Is email affecting office productivity? Businesses are sending and receiving emails on an average of 121 per day, a 15% increase from 2011 according to email tracking group The Radicati Group. Workers normally spend the first few hours in the office sifting through emails and sending info back and forth to colleagues and managers.

Dustin Moskovitz who was the co – founder of Facebook is running a new venture set to change the way we communicate in the workplace. Asana is a software that works as a communal notebook, social network, calendar and instant messaging application that can be shared between employees.

Email has been in existence as early as the 1960’s and it will be extremely difficult to change the way it has interconnected employees in the workplace. Until that next innovation happens, it’s back to checking our inboxes.

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