When an office tool starts to lose its appeal, it's not long before it's shunned to the back of your desk drawer with last year's hottest smartphone. With this in mind, LinkedIn surveyed more than 7,000 members to find out what workplace tools are starting to gather dust. The findings also reveal what technology and practices professionals predict will become commonplace in the next five years.
Toni Bowers is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.