Businesses are losing billions in productivity costs by not giving workers the right tools

A new report has highlighted the stark difference between the tools that workers say they need, and the tools they’re actually given by their employers, and it could be costing US businesses alone up to $6.5 billion each week.

The findings from cloud computing company Domo focused on the productivity and strategic engagement of more than 3,000 workers, and found that many companies had left them unable to perform at their full potential due to a lack of technology and strategic data – a sentiment it calls ‘sleepworking’.