What gets measured, gets managed – Quantification is penetrating very aspect of our life today. The primary objective of quantification and tracking progress is to enable us to perform better and reach our goals more efficiently. Just like we have wearable devices to monitor and boost our fitness goals, do you think ‘self quantification’ at work can boost productivity by increasing performance?
There are two articles that might help your thinking around this area of “productivity at the workplace” and “quantification”
Hope this helps!
I think this relates more to the field of ‘people analytics’ - a well-known field within HR that has been around for some time, probably most notably used by Laszlo Bock @ Google.
It’s really quite fascinating if you’re interested in bringing in a more organizational-focus to quantification.