Survey Says: We Want Social Tools at Work

A recent Microsoft survey of workers in 32 countries reveals that workers have a voracious appetite for social tools and are willing to go the extra mile - even if it means breaking the rules - to use the technology at work. The research shows that nearly half of employees report that social tools at work help increase their productivity, but more than 30 percent of companies underestimate the value of these tools and often restrict their use.


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About Bridget McCrea

Bridget McCrea covers business and technology topics for various publications. She can be reached at

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I agree

I agree that Social tools could boost productivity, and blame it, depend on how we use it. We must measure the benefit and disadvantage before start to implement it.