For workers who want to be more productive in and out of the office, they care less about the specific technologies behind productivity tools than about the tools themselves Ultimately, workers want to be more efficient at their jobs, and the tools companies provide should help them do so.
Several categories of work productivity tools include content-sharing tools, social portals and messaging applications. According to a July 2015 report from IDG Enterprise, 42 percent of companies that have adopted communication and collaboration tools did so to make productivity gains.
As organizations think about which tools to use, they should consider their users. After all, the benefits of the tools won’t be realized if users don’t feel comfortable with them and use them. Forty-two percent of IT decision-makers consider ease-of-use a top factor when deciding which collaboration tools they want to bring to their organizations, according to a Dimension Data 2016 report.
Take a look at the infographic below to see how collaboration tools can enhance productivity at organizations, and the implications such tools have for users and organizations’ bottom lines.