Better Business Productivity Skills for Remote Workers
“When the initial shift to remote work occurred, the first big obstacle was ensuring sufficient connection to tools and apps. Now the issue is dealing with distractions and finding focused time to work. New competitive dynamics are already emerging in many industries as well.”
via 451 Research
Digital Business: Why It’s Easier Said Than Done
For 68% of enterprises, digital initiatives have failed to deliver the fundamental objectives of achieving operational efficiency, cost optimization and process improvement. Only one in four enterprises are equipped to thrive in the next era, despite mainstream adoption of digital technologies over the last decade.
via Everest Group
CEO Productivity: How to Improve Your Virtual Meetings
“When you adopt a stewardship mindset, you become deliberate in your meeting decisions from start to finish. Being intentional and making smart meeting choices do not take much time at all — with practice, they can take only a minute.”
via MIT Sloan
U.S. Workers Discovering Affinity for Remote Work
Three in five U.S. workers who have been doing their jobs from home during the coronavirus pandemic would prefer to continue to work remotely as much as possible, once public health restrictions are lifted. It can be blissful at home — when compared to the perpetual noise and distractions of modern open-plan offices.
Artificial Intelligence: The Lessons Learned, So Far
Most companies report measurable benefits from AI where it has been deployed; however, much work remains to scale impact, manage risks, and retrain the workforce. A group of high performers shows the way.
How to Reduce Productivity with an Open-Plan Office
According to a survey of some 600,000 desk-bound staff across the world by Leesman, nearly 40% of respondents disagree with the statement that their office environment “enables me to work productively”. Here’s why open-plan office models are a curse.
via The Economist
Why Digital Productivity Gains Can Disappoint
Most enterprises today have implemented digital tools to increase their employees’ productivity and give them a better workplace experience. Yet, despite the employee-centric intent of the tools, our discussions with enterprises revealed that they’re actually having the opposite effect.
via Everest Group
Upside Growth: The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Productivity gains from new technology in one industry can lower production costs in others through input-output linkages, contributing to increased demand and employment across industries. Higher demand and more production in one industry raise demand for other industries.
Growing Impact of AI on the World Economy
Artificial intelligence has the potential to incrementally add 16 percent or around $13 trillion by 2030 to current global economic output — an annual average contribution to productivity growth of about 1.2 percent between now and 2030.
How Remote Work Enables Digital Productivity
“Not only do workers feel more productive, but their employers also agree: 72% of companies with remote-work policies say they make workers more productive. Another 22% say remote workers are equally as productive, and only 3% say their workers are less productive at home.”
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