There is little doubt that technology has, in many ways, made us more productive at work. But an increasing number of experts are asking whether our business culture of email and instant messaging and 24/7 connectivity is making it hard to concentrate on a single task, undermining our ability to address big picture issues and, ultimately, hurting our productivity. Please tell us where you come down on this question by participating in the following (thoroughly unscientific) poll.
Your answers will inform the conversation during a live “Google Hangout” on the subject — which can be seen live on Wednesday, August 15, at 12:30 E.T. — and will also help us shape TIME’s future coverage on the role of technology in the workplace.