Office automation refers to the varied computer machinery and software used to digital create, collect, store manipulate and relay office information needed for accomplishing basic task and goals. Raw data storage, electronic transfer and the management of electronic business information comprise the basic activities of an office automation system.
Our modern office automation relates to mechanizing manual task. In other words it refers to the conversion of information to electronic form. The advent of the personal computer revolutionized office automation and today’s popular operating systems and user interfaces dominate traditional office management systems.