The single most significant advance in office technology is the development and proliferation of the personal computer (PC). The reason why the PC is so significant and different from other milestones in office technology is because of its versatility and adaptability. While other innovations like adding machines, copiers and fax machines are significant, they are special purpose tools. The personal computer is limited only by man′s imagination, and the state of computer technology. Enumerates the current uses of the PC, then the potential uses currently under development, and finally the technological advances which have allowed and will allow those uses. Follows with a brief discussion of the core reasons for developing and using PCs and managerial considerations.
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