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The Business Innovations That Will Increase Your Productivity In 2015

29th January 2015

Year after year, new things that excite us continue to emerge from all parts of the world. From hardware gear that aims to improve our quality of life to brand new software that aids us in computing and analyzing, there are a number of business innovations that are expected to help us become more efficient and effective when it comes to doing business. Read on to know some of the most exciting trends and innovations to help your workforce more productive than ever.

Mobile payments

When Apple decided to include an NFC chip on the latest iteration of the iPhone, people were excited about the possibilities that came with it. Apple Pay is the latest innovation in the way we transact with the businesses around us. Being able to pay using your mobile phone is the new trend and it is expected to become a new norm, replacing the huge number of credit cards and cash cards that are hidden somewhere in your wallet. Being able to pay using your mobile phone allows you to make faster transactions and it can even reel in potential new customers who are interested to do business with you.

Biometrics

If the inclusion of the fingerprint scanner in brand new mobile phone designs somehow boggles you, then you’re bound to become more surprised as biometrics is making waves in increasing the value of security. Biometrics is making it easier to identify individuals through our unique human characteristics. Fingerprints are unique to each and every one of us, making it an ideal tool for security. With wearables including biometrics continuing to rise in the market, you can expect a more touch-based approach in increasing your productivity this year.

Robotics

We’re still not living in a society where robots and humans co-exist in harmony, but we are getting closer and closer to that possibility. With each year comes new innovations in robotics that continue to help us in how we deal with our day-to-day activities. From robots that can serve you coffee to smarter algorithm-based robots that can create a special recipe from your favorites, robots that cuts the work in half is no longer limited to science fiction novels. The robots are coming and they’re bound to rule the world.

3D Printing

While the paperless culture is quickly becoming an office norm, people are finding new ways to take printing to a new level. The rise of affordable 3D printers is encouraging businesses to cook up things that they’ve never been able to do before. This fairly recent printing technology is being used in designing and conceptualizing products that are bound to hit the market soon. For firms and companies, affordable 3D printers can help you think of better ways on how to reach your market.

Digital future

Your business can become more successful with the help of inviting materials and a packaging that shows and tells the consumer about the product. Whether you own a production factory or you have a bustling newsroom, printing pages and documents will always be a part of the office. In the battle between digital prints versus offset printing, digital is the obvious victor. Using a digital printer enables you to print more materials at just a fraction of the cost. Every year, more and more technology that highlights digital printing is entering the mainstream, making it even more affordable and accessible to all types of business.

Corey is an all round tech guru who has worked at some major blue chip companies. He started Poweronemedia to share his views and knowledge with the rest of the blogging world.