One thing we are keeping a close watch on here at CORE is the ongoing competition between the desktop Office Suites such as MS Office and Open Office, and the online alternatives from Google Apps and Microsoft.
Google Docs doesn’t quite do it all
We use Google Docs extensively for document collaboration, but find that when it comes to the final document production and formatting it still doesn’t quite cut the mustard, and resort to exporting to a desktop Office Suite for the final version.
The constant question then is, at what point is the document ready for the transfer? And once transferred do you end up with the age-old version problems, and then, do you still email copies around for comment…?