Productivity

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Benzinga  Aug 26  Comment 
Cowen sees 11 percent upside in the shares of Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE: BURL) as it sees potential for mid-to high-teens EPS growth over the next several years. The brokerage raised its price target on the stock to $90 from $79 after...
TechCrunch  Aug 25  Comment 
 Productivity focused third party iOS keyboard app ThingThing is hoping to woo fans of the Sunrise calendar by adding a meeting invite feature — following the latter’s kiss-of-death acquisition by Microsoft last year. Read More
Forbes  Aug 24  Comment 
There are no life hacks or secret techniques that one can employ to boost productivity. Instead, I believe productivity is the result of a holistic, action-based lifestyle.
Yahoo  Aug 24  Comment 
American factory productivity is much more robust than 24 other countries
Forbes  Aug 23  Comment 
It’s hard to escape the growing amount of research and media attention placed on the importance of sleep. Lack of sleep, both in duration and quality, is being tied to weight gain, comorbidities, anxiety, depression, accidents, earning potential...
Clusterstock  Aug 23  Comment 
It's all about jobs. The rough patches and disappointments that are plaguing the US economy are all symptoms of one thing, according to Tim Hopper of TIAA Global Asset Management: the slack left in the labor market. For instance, the chief...
TechCrunch  Aug 22  Comment 
 Microsoft has quietly released a new productivity application to both Google Play and the iTunes App Store called Project Sonoma. The app is aimed at those who work outside of a traditional office environment, like shift workers, waiters, and...
TechCrunch  Aug 22  Comment 
 Microsoft has picked up another productivity app — announcing the acquisition of AI-powered scheduling tool Genee. In a blog post today the software giant said it will be plugging Genee into its cloud productivity suite, Office 365. Read More
Wall Street Journal  Aug 21  Comment 
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer called for better fiscal and regulatory policies that could help boost the U.S. economy’s flagging productivity growth rate and help the central bank avoid having to drop interest rates to near zero...




 

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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