Ipswitch Inc.: Online holiday shopping at work hurts productivity

If workplace productivity has flagged a bit this month, online holiday shopping may be one reason, according to a new survey from Ipswitch Inc., a Lexington company that makes software that business customers use to manage networks, securely transfer files, and communicate by e-mail.

In an age of tablet computers and smartphones, you might think that there would be less online shopping at work. But the Ipswitch survey suggests that many folks still wind up doing a lot of online holiday shopping on the boss’s time.

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