June 8, 2012

MAKING PROFITS, NOT JOBS:

Why Has US Manufacturing Productivity Surged This Year: It's The Software, Stupid! (DAVID ZIELENZIGER, June 7, 2012, IB Times)

U.S. manufacturing productivity surged 5.4 percent in the first quarter, the most since last year's third quarter, even as overall productivity eased about 1 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor said.

Why? The probable reason is enterprise software and other technology tools that make U.S. products easier to design, produce and scrutinize than ever before. Even as there is a whiff of recession surrounding the technology sector when it comes to hardware, nobody sees a decline in software.

Posted by at June 8, 2012 5:34 AM
  

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