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In Praise of (Good) Meetings

by Craig Roth  |  January 30, 2015

NPR had a segment yesterday by Yuki Noguchi on "And So We Meet, Again: Why The Workday Is So Filled With Meetings ". I was expecting a typical rant against...

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Auto-Delete Emails Received While On Vacation? Not Without Knowing Their Lifespan

by Craig Roth  |  September 2, 2014

I'm back from summer vacation with the kids and getting back into the swing of work. I didn't check email at all during the vacation, so there's quite a pile...

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Scotland 0 England 20 – Six Nations Rugby

by Andrew White  |  February 14, 2014

Scotland 0 England 20 – Six Nations Rugby Did anyone see the game on TV?  Seriously, rugby (union, as opposed to its cousin, league) is my favorite team sport.  I...

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The power and influence of communication

by Andrew White  |  February 12, 2014

There was an intriguing article in Wednesday's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal.  It was called, "UK is set to change its guidance on rate policy".  The article...

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Cat Herding Systems

by Craig Roth  |  November 1, 2013

As both an analyst that covers "productivity" software (the name given to the stuff in Microsoft Office) and as an information worker, I've observed a need for "cat herding systems"....

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Productivity Automation: When is Email Not Enough

by Craig Roth  |  March 5, 2013

I’ve always been in favor of addressing email overload from an enterprise point of view instead of just appealing to individual etiquette and time management.  An example of that is...

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Email Prioritization and Notification: Two Technologies Passing in the Night

by Craig Roth  |  February 27, 2013

In a humorous coincidence, page D2 of the Wall St Journal today is divided into two articles, floating next to each other as if they weren’t related at all except...

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Which Email Personality Type Are You? Ten Approaches to Email Overload

by Craig Roth  |  February 6, 2013

Do you feel like you need to empty your inbox every day?  Or do you keep a decade’s worth of emails in there and just search when needed?  Maybe you...

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New Year’s Resolution: I’ll Eliminate “Sent from my iPhone” From My Mobile Email Signature

by Craig Roth  |  December 27, 2012

My new year’s resolution is to eliminate all the “Sent from my iPhone/mobile device” and “Please excuse any typos” apologia from my mobile email signatures, which will force me to...

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The Impact of Hurricane Sandy

by Craig Roth  |  October 31, 2012

My best wishes go out to those in Sandy’s path. Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, CT and has a strong New England presence. Five of our offices are closed today....

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