Tablets: Popular But Not So Productive
Tablets are fun and useful, but when it comes to increasing productivity, just 17% of business employees say their productivity increases from the use of tablets like Apple’s iPad.
A surprisingly high number of employees—68%—say that a laptop is “totally effective” at making them more productive in the office.
And 38% of employees saying their smartphone is “totally effective” at increasing their productivity.
Just 20% of workers say that tablets “totally effective” at making them more productive, a relatively low number.
They might not be mobile, and they might lack the flair of tablets, but desktops are viewed as more effective at increasing productivity than tablets, according to 27% of employees.
When it comes to tech usage in the office, 94% of people say that they use their laptops at least twice per work week. Nearly 90% of employees use their laptops each day.
90% of employees use their smartphone at least twice during the work week. Separately, a majority of employees—85%—use a smartphone each day for work.
Despite their popularity in the consumer space, just 52% of employees say that they use a tablet at least two times in a regular work week. And only 31% of people use a tablet each day in the office.
A whopping 91% of employees say they use calendaring each day of the week, substantially higher than the 61% of folks who use productivity software, such as Microsoft’s Office and Apple’s iWork.