I found this fascinating quote today:
Early in the chapter he describes how he and his colleagues used to receive regular emails from their IT department asking them to delete unnecessary files from shared drives, and how that changed with the realisation that storage is now cheap and abundant and it therefore no longer makes sense to ask people to spend their (scarce) time deleting files. Critically, this realisation took a long time to dawn on them because the IT department was in the happy world of managing measurable storage costs and stepping outside that to thinking about people’s time was a move into the unknown.theequitykicker.com, Enterprise 2.0 and the economics of abundance, Jul 2009
You should read the whole article.
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