Office Automation

Essay by Jknecht0College, Undergraduate August 2008

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Office automation software is a vital part of everyday tasks, used to make the collaboration within Oracle support easier. Oracle Corporation is not the only ones to use office automation; in fact most companies are using it. Software applications are used to automate routine office tasks, such as internet chat, faxes, teleconferencing, and of course email. Those are just a couple of the more common systems that help automate offices in the present day. Without office automation, group collaboration is more time consuming and much more difficult to coordinate. In the following I will discuss the advantages to office automation in the aspects of email, faxes, teleconferencing, and internet chatting, and not only for business use, but in everyday life.

Businesses today often lean towards team working, committees and other types of workgroups in everyday operations. To collaborate with each other, teams can have meetings, speak on the phone, end faxes, and send interoffice memos via email or chatting online.

These tasks are commonly achieved by using office automation software such as Oracle Web conferencing, Yahoo Instant Messenger, or Outlook Express. Since Oracle support is based on collaboration between the working analysts, managers and the customers, it is important to automate communication within our environment.

Many office automation tools are utilized for Oracle support; however the most common tools are used by many businesses today. A major tool in collaboration between working analysts and management is the email system. The email system allows for employees to communicate with internally with co workers and externally with customers. Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Netscape are the more popular access paths to the email addresses, phone numbers, and information (Oracle Corporation, 2008). It also holds the capability to search the internal LDAP servers for co workers email addresses in the event that...