Apr 14, 2009

Multiple monitors: They are not just a wish list item

Christopher Null of the blog "The Working Guy" had a great entry:Two monitors = 44 percent increase in productivityHe writes about "...the New York Times which cites research that -- on certain text-editing tasks -- users were 44 percent faster using two 20-inch monitors instead of a single 18-inch screen."See the original NYT story titled Boss, I Need a Bigger Screen. For Work Efficiency, of Course.We've seen this for years. Multiple monitors are like adding a room on your house: the add more floor to stretch out in and more space to work in. The efficiencies can be seen in adding a second monitor to a laptop or 2 or more monitors to a desktop More…