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Michael Sampson

Misuse of Productivity Technology

Thanks to the Ipswitch blog, I came across this research by the NTL Telewest Business division: A new study from NTL: Telewest shows that misuse of office technology adds almost two hours to the average British working day. About 100 minutes a day are wasted from incompetent, careless […]

Beware Task Saturation

Jim Murphy, fighter plane pilot turned business consultant and author, writes about the dangers of task saturation. Task saturation comes from not having enough time, tools and resources to get your mission accomplished. Essentially, it means you are overworked. Unfortunately, most people and companies wear task saturation like […]

My 37 Day Challenge

The title of Patti’s 37 days blog constantly reminds me of the shortness of life. Patti consciously titled it in remembrance the her stepfather who died 37 days after being diagnosed with lung cancer. At the conclusion of her blogs posts, Patti always issues a “37 Days: Do […]

Monday's Mobility Report, May 29

We, the people, are no longer tied to our desks to get our work done. We have to go and visit the people we do business with and for. We enjoy getting away from the office and catching up with friends at Starbucks or some other coffee-oriented establishment. […]

Friday’s Friends Report, May 26

Tim is Blogging Again Tim Howell is blogging again! Tim was one of the team at AfterMail when Quest Software acquired it earlier this year. I have met Tim a number of times, have worked with him on a white paper project for Quest Software, and really appreciate […]

Thursday's 2.0 Report, May 25

We, the people, use software and IT services to get our work done, to express ourselves, to speak our words. IT infrastructures, traditionally hardwired to and brittle within the enterprise, are being challenged by new waves of innovation on the public Internet that challenge long-held notions of how […]