Microsoft Office is 26 years old. Email is 44 years old. Yet these are the two tools we all use most in our work lives. Are we kidding ourselves when we think we're working optimally? Surely there are better ways to work? More connected? More collaborative? More effective?

Microsoft, and many others, think so and they've put together this short video concept to show how a more productive working environment could operate in the future.

It's all a bit Minority Report, for sure. But how far away is this? The truth is that there is nothing in this video that cannot, technologically, be created already. We have the technology...