Adobe Evangelist Tom Aldous began by going through a long history of content development, from drawings on caves to more "mobile" methods of stone tablets. There then came a time where people began to understand that if you control the information, you control the population.
Once we began to use paper, more people could communicate. This was dangerous because it was harder to control communication. The printing press added speed, reduced costs, and made information very easy rto disseminate and difficult to control.
As we progress, people will want to hold you back. Don't let them do it. Question everything. Where were moving, HTML5, DITA, content management, it's all good for the enterprise.