Personal information management is more than just storing and filing electronic information such as e-mails. Personal Information Managers (PIMs) are used to find and group related pieces of information and organize information according to your needs; they serve as the electronic equivalents of paper organizers such as Rolodexes and date books. Outlook not only provides traditional PIM functions, but if you own the Microsoft Office 2003 system, it is designed to integrate and share information with other Office 2003 applications.
Some of the types of information Outlook manages are
Address books used for addressing e-mails and faxes
Contact information such as mailing addresses, birthdays, and anniversaries ...