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An Ode to the Whiteboard, Corporate America’s Least Appreciated Office Tool

Why the symbol of corporate creativity will survive the remote-work era

Rob Walker
Published in
5 min readMar 31, 2021
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Chances are if you’ve spent time in offices, you’ve spent time around whiteboards — and, perhaps, you’ve spent time dreading them. But where did these things…