24 août 2018

College IT increases support for faculty & boosts productivity

University Business Magazine logoWhen upgrading legacy storage systems of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, IT team members chose the Nutanix hyperconverged approach. More...

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16 août 2018

Installation à France Stratégie du Conseil national de productivité

66b94efa-f77d-49f2-9030-193b6047b0b1Le Conseil national de productivité (CNP) réalisera un diagnostic et une analyse des déterminants et des évolutions de la productivité et de la compétitivité en France en tenant compte notamment des aspects liés à la zone euro. Plus...

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04 août 2018

Confirmation de la baisse des effectifs de Pôle emploi, grâce aux "gains de productivité"

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé. En résumé, il faudra pour plus de personnes, le nombre d'inscrits qui ne baisse pas, plus les nouveaux entrants, suite à la loi en cours d'adoption, avec moins de personnel, tout en améliorant le service. Cherchez l'erreur. Plus...

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16 juin 2018

Using Google to Maximize Student Organization and Productivity

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. In recent years, Google has positioned itself as a powerful presence in the educational sector. Since an increasing number of students are using Chromebooks and other Google products, it makes sense to select organization and productivity tools from Google to ensure compatibility. More...

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edX CEO Anant Agarwal Announces Ambitious Goals for 2022

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. For the most ambitious, Agarwal hopes to attract 100 million learners to edX in five years’ time. The non-profit MOOC provider has, one might argue, remained truest to the original promise of MOOCs (keeping them open and massive) when they exploded in 2011 and 2012. More...

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28 mai 2018

Do Productivity Increases Generate Economic Gains?

Do Productivity Increases Generate Economic Gains?
During today's presentation I began thinking about how we measure success in e-learning. IDC talked a lot about spending, which makes sense from a provider point of view. But from my perspective, e-learning would be a success if I spent less on learning. More...

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02 mai 2018

Thailand 4.0: boosting productivity

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Thailand has made commendable socio-economic progress since the 1970s and has set itself the goal of joining the group of high-income countries by 2036. To make that happen, the government has spelled out a Thailand 4.0 vision that involves a transformation to a more productivity- and technology-driven economy. This is the next step – after Thailand 1.0 (accumulation of capital and labour inputs led by the agricultural sector), Thailand 2.0 (light industry) and Thailand 3.0 (heavy industry). More...

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17 mars 2018

"Make Our Planet Great Again", lancement de 4 programmes de financement

Campus France logoLancée le 2 juin 2017 par le Président de la République, l’initiative « Make Our Planet Great Again » a permis de recueillir 11 000 messages de la part d’étudiants, de chercheurs, d’enseignants, d’entrepreneurs et de dirigeants d’ONG. Ces candidatures proviennent d’une centaine de pays et majoritairement des Etats-Unis (61%). Elles sont très largement orientées vers les domaines de l’énergie, des écosystèmes, de l’atmosphère et de l’océanographie. Plus...

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11 décembre 2017

Zombie firms and weak productivity: what role for policy?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Weak productivity growth is a major problem afflicting our societies. It curbs growth in incomes and endangers the sustainability of our social security systems. An important, but often ignored, source of the productivity slowdown is the increasing prevalence of weakly productive firms and, among them, “zombie firms” – i.e. firms that would typically exit or be forced to restructure in a competitive market. In this context, a new OECD study shows that this prevalence is closely related to weaknesses in the banking system and insolvency regimes. More...

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24 novembre 2017

Productivity: Age Is Just a Number

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New study pushes back on decades of studies suggesting that scientific productivity peaks early and declines thereafter. More...

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