Category Archive: Process/ Task productivity

Apr 15

IoT – Internet of Things

“The IoT can help businesses be more productive and efficient” says Phil Goldstein, web editor for BizTech – but they need a plan to integrate disparate technologies whilst addressing protection needs against malicious actors Steve Darrah, director of national solutions at Intel, says that “IoT can be used to improve efficiency and profitability, drive safety …

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Bertrand Russell v Adam Smith – Productivity and pins

Russell wrote the following many years ago – in response to Adam Smith’s piece about productivity and a pin manufacturer                                             In praise of idleness Suppose that, at a given moment, a certain number of people are engaged in the manufacture of pins – they make as many pins as the world needs, working eight …

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GE announces ‘Big Data’ productivity gains

A new report from GE found that the Industrial Internet could add €2.2 trn to European GDP by 2030, boost productivity and spur economic expansion. The report, called The Industrial Internet – Pushing the Boundaries of Minds and Machines: A European Perspective, says that a mere 1 % increase in efficiency in healthcare, aviation, transportation …

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