Counting keystrokes

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Sat Mar 20 19:22:14 1999

> Believe it or not, the most common use of keeping keystrokes was for
> employee evaluation. I remember weekly postings of graphs of
> "keystrokes/hour" in data entry and word processing departments, with a
> weekly "prize" [nominal value] for the "best" data entry operator of the
> week.

Does it matter *which* keystrokes they are? In particular, does backspace

If a business activity doesn't have any better metric than keystrokes,
is it even worth doing?
Received on Sat Mar 20 1999 - 19:22:14 GMT

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