Productivity Engineering: Redesigning engineering products and processes using engineering knowledge relevant to improving the productivity. Productivity science provide input to carry out productivity engineering. It means productivity science provides the opportunity to invent and patent new product features and process components that will improve productivity.
Productivity VR Engineering is an area of Productivity Engineering
Productivity VR Engineering: Redesigning products and processes using VR to improve productivity.
The motivation for making this post today (19 September 2017) came from a post in the Linked community of IISE having the link to the article.
One more sub-area of productivity engineering is identified today.
Productivity Software Engineering
Redesigning products or processes by including software solutions, or developing software solutions to improve productivity in any activity or process