Categories | Getting Things Done | Inspiration
A report from the McKinsey Global Institute says that interaction workers spend 28% of their work week reading and answering email. Your response may be, “No way—only 28%?” Or you may say, “Wow, that seems like a lot.”
The study suggests that using social technologies could improve productivity significantly. But companies will realize that benefit only after they’ve changed their structure, processes, and culture. That’s quite a challenge, since social technologies are considered by many to reduce, rather than enhance, productivity. But times and technologies are changing rapidly. The productivity uses of new technologies are not always apparent in the first few years.