Productivity paradox and practical connection

Discussion – Please read Productivity Paradox from Chapter 7 (Information Systems for Business and Beyond).

The perspective of the research addressed concludes that investments in IT did not improve productivity. Consider a recent technology implementation in your current or previous organization. Do you think that employee productivity increased as a result of the new technology implementation? Why or why not?Your response should be 250-300 words.

Assignment – Human Computing Interaction and Usability 

Read – Interaction Design by Helen Sharp, Jennifer Preece, Yvonne Rogers 

Provide a reflection of how the knowledge, skills, or theories of this course have been applied, or could be applied, in a practical manner to your current work environment. If you are not currently working, share times when you have or could observe these theories and knowledge could be applied to an employment opportunity in your field of study. 


  • Provide a 500 – 600 word reflection.
  • Use of proper APA formatting and citations. If supporting evidence from outside resources is used those must be properly cited.
  • Share a personal connection that identifies specific knowledge and theories from this course.
  • Demonstrate a connection to your current work environment. If you are not employed, demonstrate a connection to your desired work environment (AWS Cloud Engineer).