Wearable Devices: The Future of Employee Productivity

Employers looking for more precise ways to measure productivity can outfit their employees with wearable technological devices—similar to those currently worn by fitness enthusiasts—that measure brain activity, record movement and even monitor posture.  While developing a more productive, engaged and innovative workforce is a fundamental function of human resources, maintaining employee privacy and complying with local, state and federal employee privacy restrictions is equally important.

This Bloomberg Law white paper offers employers insight into how wearable technology will impact the workplace and examines how these devices offer both solutions and raise questions for human resources.