IT Management Slideshow: IT, Processes Fuel Productivity Gains

By Brian P. Watson  |  Posted 11-15-2011

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

1. Improvements in Business Processes (62.2%)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

2. Improvements in Technology (50.3%)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

3. More Hours Worked (36.6%)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

4. Better Morale or Teamwork (30.8%)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

5. More Skillful/Knowledgeable Hires (29.7%)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

6. Better Training/Education (28.6%)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

7. Improvements in Equipment (25.1%)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)

Better Incentive Programs (17.1%)

Top 8 reasons for rise in productivity since onset of recession in December 2007 (percent respondents)