Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

4 Ways Collaborative Technologies Can Save You Money, Time and Brainpower


Published on

Dealing with multiple daily interruptions - emails, meetings, calls? Do you know how much this is costing you in time, money and IQ points? Check out this infographic to find out.

Published in: Business, Technology

4 Ways Collaborative Technologies Can Save You Money, Time and Brainpower

  1. 1. 4 Ways Collaborative Technologies Can Save You Money, Time and Brain Power Are you getting dumber and less effective with multiple email? 1. 2. Employees are more productive. Collaborative technologies allow information to be searchable and accessible to the rest of the organization. Not locked up in the dark matter of someone’s inbox. 2x the potential value from enterprise collaboration than other technology. could be unlocked by collaborative, social technologies.1 $900 billion to $1.3 trillion Email is not always the right tool. Companies need to move away from this default practice of communicating. 325 business emails per week 28 hours spent per week emailing and searching for information The average employee checks email 36 times per hour 16 minutes per hour to refocus on a task after checking that email2 Knowledge workers could improve productivity by 20-25% by using more collaborative technologies.1 Money goes out the window with poor communication technologies. 3. Employees could make better use of their brain power Based on a $100,000 knowledge worker’s yearly salary 80 cents per minute 33,280 minutes wasted refocusing after reading email $26,624 lost per year x = 4. Fewer meetings, less stress Your employees aren't reaching their full potential Dr. Glenn Wilson at the University of London’s Institute of Psychiatry ran a study and found that people distracted by constant email and phone interruptions suffered a 10-point drop in their IQs.3 The average time participants spend per year to prepare for, travel to, and attend in-person meetings involving five people The number of meetings attended by busy professionals per month Busy professionals who say that it is stressful to spend time away from family 60 91% 39% 73% Most busy professionals believe that technology will make meetings easier in the future.4 89% Are concerned about other work responsibilities that pile up at the office during their absence. 64% 53 hours & 24 minutes Attendees who admit to daydreaming during meetings. Attendees who actually admitted to dozing. Get on the road to increased productivity and a happier workforce today. Take the road to a collaborative culture. Follow our game plan for unifying your team’s efforts, and get back to doing more of the work you want. Start Using Collaborative Technologies COLLABORATION z z z z z z Visit for a free trial ©2014 Redbooth | 1. Michael Chui, James Manyika, Jacques Bughin, Richard Dobbs, Charles Roxburgh, Hugo Sarrazin, Geoffrey Sands and Magdalena Westergren“The Social Economy: Unlocking Value and Productivity Through Social Technologies.” McKinsey Global Institute (2012). n. pag. Accessed April 9, 2014. 2. Kemmitz, Bryan.“Measuring Information Glut: Applying Systems Thinking to the Problem of E-mail Overload.” Master’s thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, 2012. 3. BBC News.“'Infomania' Worse Than Marijuana.” Last modified April 22, 2005. 4. Verizon Business.“Meetings in America.” Accessed April 9, 2014. Download our free ebook today!