Google is launching an internal campaign to boost its productivity during a downturn in the global economy. Google’s parent company held an all-hands last week where CEO Sundar Pichai told employees he wanted to launch a “Simplicity Sprint” and crowdsource ideas from employees for how to increase the speed of product development, CNBC reported. Pichai said that the company’s “productivity...
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