Can the data you get from employee monitoring software help drive productivity – and other financial – benefits?

The British have a productivity issue: output per hour worked in the three months to June 2017 was 0.3 percent below its level in the three months to June 2016, the Office for National Statistics said. This is the biggest fall since the third quarter of 2013. Productivity is an ongoing focus for all teams – from small businesses to nations. How can the data you get from employee monitoring software help drive productivity – and other financial – benefits?

Ensure employees are focused on the right things.

The most obvious way that employee monitoring helps ensure productivity is to use the resulting data to confirm employees are actually producing meaningful output. Typically, this means tracking time spent using software and websites that are categorized as ‘work-related’. Tracking hours can also help pinpoint excessive absences, lateness, and similar measures of productivity. Continue Reading on CSO Online.