Carol Roth: Tips for Improving Business Productivity

19 May 15

Inspired by Microsoft’s dedication to productivity, we asked the Business Unplugged contributor network of entrepreneurs and experts to give their best tips for improving small business productivity. Their answers are presented below in no particular order.

No 76: Context is Key

It has become standard practice to use mobility to improve business productivity and communication, utilizing vast amounts of data from many sources. Without being able to provide contextual and relevant data to applications when needed, they fall short or fail to meet goals, rendering them useless. Thus, they must focus on ways to proactively provide this disparate but inter-dependent data to consumers as they need it, lest they find themselves out of context and therefore irrelevant.

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