According to Google, digital tools are programs, website or online resources that make tasks easier to complete. Productive in a sense, is doing something meaningful and getting impact from it. Using digital tools make work faster, easier and more productive. That is, working with necessary digital tools at workplace would have great effect but while using these digital tools, one must take note to use them safely.
Since the emerging of technology, various digital tools have come to stay, such as, social media websites, software programs, and applications which have helped companies or organisations to move swiftly from traditional means of work. Also, digital tools have helped us work smartly amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic which has made a lot of organisations with the right technologies work from home. However, the question is whether digital tools help us to be more productive at work or just a total waste of time? Let’s take a look at some of the studies and statistics revealing the facts (Source- Google),
“ ● Employees who work in digital workplaces are not only more productive but also more motivated, have higher job satisfaction and report an overall better sense of well-being(a new global study from Aruba, A Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company).”
“ ● Employees are also 60% more likely to say they are motivated at work and 91% more likely to praise their company’s vision when using digital workplace technologies.”
Nevertheless, there are some negative reviews on the use of digital tools at work as some employees may not concentrate while using these digital tools. One Adefila Simi said “ workplaces with digital tools may get workers lazy as they may rely totally on digital tools. Some workers may use it for their personal needs which may divert their attention from their daily duties, thereby making them unproductive for the organisation.
Technology has made a lot of impact in various work environment. Most people and organizations have deployed to the use of digital tools which has enhanced the productivity of employees and employers as well as the organization at large.