(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Byline: Antonio R. Samson
As the office goes by with less and less paper, with e-mail instead of memos, one paper holdout remains-the calling card. Personal digital assistants (pda) now re-branded as pocket PCs tried to dig out this last bastion of pulp with infrared. This exchange does away with handing out the card with one hand and shaking with the other. Newly acquainted colleagues simultaneously just point their devices at each other and niftily get slotted alphabetically into the other's contact world of names and vital information.
But this paperless practice has not seemed to take hold. It is premature to …