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The way productivity is measured simply doesn't make sense - that's the premise of this article by Edward H. Baker. According to Baker, IT has made the measurements of productivity obsolete, resulting in a confusing metric that no longer hol

IT Productivity: Measuring the Immeasurable

cio insightThe way productivity is measured simply  doesn't  make sense – that's the premise of this article by Edward H. Baker. According to Baker, IT has made the measurements of productivity obsolete, resulting in a confusing metric that no longer holds any true insight. To that end, the article highlights how productivity in IT takes a few years to actually calculate, and requires businesses to use IT in productive work rather than simply support in order to determine the value that it brings to the organization. To put it simply: only invest in IT when it makes sense for the business, not simply because it's what everyone else is doing.

About Matthew Kabik

Matthew Kabik is the former Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He worked at Computer Aid, Inc. from 2008 to 2014 in the Harrisburg offices, where he was a copywriter, swordsman, social media consultant, and trainer before moving into editorial.

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