Mike Ritsema 2014_thumbThe staff at i3 Business Solutions contribute regularly to the Grand Rapids Business Journal blog. This month, Mike Ritsema discusses the importance of personal productivity within the workplace.

Technology marches on and impacts personal and business productivity and efficiency. Two recent books and stories point to that impact.

Can you imagine a smartphone-enabled device that would be able to analyze samples of blood or saliva in the comfort of your own living room? In his book, The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol discusses a future where smartphones and smartphone-enabled devices will shift the control of data from the doctor to the patient. Smartphones have essentially become a fifth limb, so why not create programs and devices that allow the user to effectively use their time. Heck, who doesn’t Google their symptoms today, discuss their research with friends, then head to the doctor armed with this information? 


Read the rest here on the Grand Rapids Business Journal Blog.


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