It's a good thing no one here has a job forecasting future trends for any major corp or government entity. I mean, YIKES! The workforce is constantly changing as old dogs and their keyboard-centric ways gives way to new pups and their clickity-swippity moves. OfficeRT brings in a whole set of tools that make you wonder if a keyboard is necessary. (It is, but not as much as you think.) Many more programs... er, apps are soon to follow. Because every third party follows the OS maker or they will become the dBase IV of history.
I know many 35 and over still use clicking keyboards and CRTs... and they don't do this ironically (LOL). But the kids in the hall are playing with touchscreens and Kinects. The text will still need to be inputed but everything else can be done without a keyboard. Just because you've practiced those shortcuts for one score and 2 years or more doesn't mean the babies won't just two-finger swipe themselves into your prime cubicle.
I expected more forward thinking from a bunch of techno-geeks. You guys are becoming your fathers (and not in that hero-worshipping way).
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