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Veni, vidi, but no vici

He came, he saw, but he did not conquer paper clutter. "I have been in the government the last 27 years. Every day is like [the movie] Groundhog Day. The paperless office is just around the corner," said Jason Baron, director of litigation at the National Archives and Records Administration. We have that problem too. In fact, if we squint it could perhaps look like small square snowdrifts.

And then there's that pesky language barrier--lawyer versus tech. Which leads to yet another problem: the "Field of Dreams principal - if the CIO builds it the lawyers will come," said Baron. Oh well, we did try! Perhaps we should all switch to English and repeat the mantra "can't we all just get along?"

Posted by Kathleen Hickey on Apr 03, 2008 at 9:39 AM


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