I’ve always seen a problem with e-mail conversations, especially when they break into multiple threads and get forwarded and take on separate lives of their own. Also there is no doubt that some communication tools (e-mail, IM, message boards, text) are better than others based on the situation and also on personal preferences. I’m excited to see Google tackling this in a big way with Google Wave. My only concern is adoption. Will we see companies adopt this? Will we be able to teach old dogs new tricks?
Here is a video demo of wave: