This World Productivity Day, find out how future tech will drive our time gains

Over half a billion results populate on Google in less than a second when you search for “productivity” – most likely servicing people who are finding things to read while procrastinating. That irony aside, our infatuation with productivity and maximizing every minute of every day as a quantifier of success has led us to the present day: a global day just for productivity. June 20th is World Productivity Day, and one which causes us some reflection as to where humans are indexing on a productivity healthiness scale. Continue reading

How a modern-day tech company innovated to grow 150 years of heritage

What if I told you that a modern tech company was founded in 1869? My guess would be that your brain serves up a non-compute. Because in a world defined by Silicon Valley, tech unicorns and venture capital that fuels the rocket of today’s tech utopia, heritage is not a word we associate with the pace of innovation needed to be an industry leader in 2019. And while companies like AT&T and IBM were founded in 1901 and 1915 respectively, you need to go back a full 150 years to get to the beginnings of the Great Northern Telegraph Company. Continue reading

Study shows US companies investing in tech to solve open-office productivity

In 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported, “The Rise of Knowledge Workers Is Accelerating Despite the Threat of Automation”, and now, a 2019 Jabra study reveals how management is planning to involve technology and AI to aid this continued rise in knowledge workers and increase productivity rather than automate it. Read on to find out what the rise in knowledge workers has lead to, and find out how senior US business executives view technology and AI in relation to knowledge worker productivity.

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The Jabra Elite 85h. Worth waiting for.

Are you in the market for a new pair of noise-cancelling headphones this year?

The Jabra Elite 85h, unveiled at January’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and set to be released in April, might just be exactly what you’re looking for.

Revolutionary new SmartSound technology allows these headphones to listen to your environment and automatically adjust your audio, giving you the perfect sound, wherever you are. This, together with Smart Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and one-touch access to Amazon Alexa or your default voice assistant, make these headphones some of the smartest and most technologically advanced on the market. Continue reading