Lateral Adjacency – Virtues of a Second Screen

Before you hire more peope, check the tools that enable your current team. From "The Virtues of a Second Screen"

Survey after survey shows that whether you measure your productivity in
facts researched, alien spaceships vaporized, or articles written,
adding an extra monitor will give your output a considerable boost — 20
percent to 30 percent, according to a survey by Jon Peddie Research.

This is not new. Lateral adjacency has been advocated by Tufte for a long time. And he is right. Rich random art aside, he is right about adjacency. It just works