In the past, multiple monitors have been the domain of programmers. Visit Google headquarters, for example, and you wll see awe-inspiring configurations of screens: two, four, even six monitors, stacked side-by-side or one on top of the other. However, multiple monitors can also benefit just about any type of office worker.
According to a number of studies by specialists in human-computer interaction, the bigger your employees screen space, the more work they can see and therefore the more work they can do. For example, employees can keep their email and chat screens open on one monitor while working on a Word or Excel document on the other. They no longer have to spend time switching between one or the other, and can respond to each more quickly.
In a study commissioned by the electronics company NEC and conducted by researchers at the University of Utah, office workers were asked to perform several basic tasks using various monitor configurations. The workers using two 20-inch monitors were 44% more productive than the workers using a single 18-inch monitor.
Monitors are cheap and the benefit to cost ratio is stellar. You can provide this great work space for a minimal investment. And, you can reap all this extra productivity at a low price per employee.
Ready to enable your employees to get more done in less time? To upgrade to two monitors, in addition to the extra monitor you will need two video cards or an upgraded card with two outputs.