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How to improve digital productivity?

Posted by Atle Skjekkeland on Sep 25, 2014 6:30:00 AM

Many corporations waste their IT budgets on the “T" instead of benefiting from the “I" in IT. Information can be used to reduce costs, manage risks, add value, or even create a "blue ocean" opportunity. Let me therefore give you two ways you can change the game and make a dent in the universe. 

Top-Down Reform

Average annual corporate productivity in the US grew from 1.6% to 3.3% from 1995 to 2004, but we have since then (both before and after the recession) seen a decline in average annual productivity growth from 3.3% to 1.8%. Enterprise IT helped to fuel the growth from 1995 to 2004, but have since then failed to deliver value. The decline in productivity is according to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco most visible in information and IT intensive industries. 

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Topics: information management, productivity

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Welcome to my blog. My name is Atle Skjekkeland, Chief Evangelist at AIIM – the Association for Information and Image Management.

I am a modern day Norwegian viking fighting for how to best use technology to transform businesses. Join me explore how technology and information can be used to create a new reality, add value, reduce costs, or manage risk.

I have for the last 9 years lived with my family in "Vinland" - this is what the vikings used to call America when they discovered this continent hundreds of years before Columbus. But even vikings get homesick, and our new home is now in Kristiansand, Norway.

Join me to explore how to best transform businesses to become digital businesses. If I can help, contact me at [email protected]rg.

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