I don’t think that too many people would argue that BlackBerrys make you more productive but a recent study by Ipsos Reid claims that the average users converts 60 minutes of downtime into productive time each day. When you think about it, BlackBerry users gain over half a day of productivity per week simply by using BlackBerry devices.

The study, commissioned by Research in Motion, was conducted on 1335 BlackBerry users and 1387 IT managers in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America and found that “for workers on the move, Blackberry not only increases their productivity, but also that of their overall team, with the research finding that users increase team efficiency by 38%.

Talk about cost justification…