IT Management Slideshow: Eight Ways to Keep IT Employees Productive Over the Summer
By Don Reisinger | Posted 05-11-2012
Summer is fast approaching, which for CIOs can be anything other than an easy time. With IT employees out on vacation, and tempted by weather and activities to doing less than usual in the office when they are in town, and you're facing overall dip in productivity. We've decided to take a look at some of the ways in which CIOs can use technology to help increase productivity through the summer doldrums. Granted, it won't be easy, and in many cases, employees won't be so ready to follow through on all your goals, but as any C-level executive knows, improving productivity is one of the most important business benefits technology can deliver. Here are 10 ideas to keep your employees productive while maximizing technology.
Allow Travel Sites
One of the first mistakes companies make during the summer is to limit access to travel sites. If you allow access to travel sites your employees will be happy, and they're actually likely to waste less time than they would trying to unearth the travel sites that you forgot to block.