Productivity

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TechCrunch  Jul 23  Comment 
 One might ask why we would ever want to create robots that can do human work when we have so many people who need jobs. The goal of robotics should not be to replace humans with robots, but rather to improve productivity and safety, removing...
Automotive World  Jul 22  Comment 
BY OLIVER DIXON. Headcount reduction has enabled Volvo to improve productivity, but there has to be a limit to benefits from cost cutting The post COMMENT: Volvo Group’s cost-cutting is working – but what’s the longer-term strategy?...
The Times of India  Jul 21  Comment 
This will be achieved in various ways including a reduction in the size of the workforce through a voluntary retirement scheme which the steelmaker has put in place and a lower annual recruitment plan, said the official, who asked not to be named...
The Economic Times  Jul 20  Comment 
"Tata will also focus on further automation and restructuring at its flagship 10 million tonnes a year plant at Jamshedpur, which will help bring down its costs."
BBC News  Jul 20  Comment 
US manufacturing giant General Electric agrees a deal with Chinese technology and smartphone giant Huawei to help it improve production.
TechCrunch  Jul 19  Comment 
 Slack, the popular messaging app for co-workers to chat, share files and distract each other with GIFs, has taken some major steps forward to establish itself as a wider productivity platform. As of today, there are 600 apps integrated with...
Cloud Computing  Jul 19  Comment 
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Isomorphic Software...
Forbes  Jul 19  Comment 
Ever wonder what the life of an up-and-coming entrepreneur or a CEO really looks like? Considering a leap to a startup? Or just curious about the day-to-day of someone navigating her way in a different industry? Women@Forbes new ‘Day In...
The Economic Times  Jul 19  Comment 
Titan had also announced a VRS for its employees who had completed 10 years of service or were above 40, to reduce headcount and improve productivity.
MedPage Today  Jul 18  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Improvements in work productivity and fatigue levels reported




 

Productivity growth drives advancement, from the micro level to the macro - it is one of two sustainable drivers of GDP growth, and one of the competitive advantages of leading firms across the globe. Productivity is simply how much one can get out of set resources. For example, the ongoing development of information technology increases the amount of work an employee can perform every hour, be it making cars or creating spreadsheets.

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