Survey: Mobile Technology Spurring New Definition of Productivity

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The New Era of ProductivityIt was only a few years ago when mobile devices were seen as a hindrance and distraction that would lead to decreased productivity. Times have clearly changed and we’ve got the numbers to prove it.

Today, BlackBerry launched the initial results of a global study on productivity. The study, produced in partnership with research firm GfK, revealed that the definition of productivity is changing.

Gone are the days where the concept of productivity was rooted in an employer-imposed 9 to 5 work day. We found that today’s professionals now see productivity as a personal priority rather than something that companies seek for their employees. For instance, 67 percent of business smartphone users are “always looking to improve their productivity” and 69 percent are “constantly looking for new ways to get things done as efficiently as possible.”

Business users are also looking to advance their career while balancing their personal…

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BlackBerry is a mobile-native software and services company dedicated to securing the Enterprise of Things. BlackBerry Secure software provides the embedded intelligence for the Enterprise of Things so that the Internet of Things can thrive. BlackBerry holds 80+ security certifications and approvals, the most of any mobile vendor. We hold the top position in all six categories of Gartner’s high-security mobility management study. We are ranked among the top 10% of all cybersecurity providers. All G7 governments and 15 of G20 are BlackBerry customers. BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) software is the most widely deployed among Fortune 500 companies.

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