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Email is your biggest competitor

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

I mean, I get hundreds of email in my normal day at my current gig. And it’s ridiculous, as most can easily be replaced if we just used an issue tracker and wiki (which we have plenty of). Not only would using an issue tracker maintain order (tracking, monitoring, context, etc) it would let us [...]

Gmail is slow lately

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

Is it just me or is Gmail unusually slow this past week or so?

Managing your Email

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

I’ve posted about this a few times already. While the “12-steps” pokes a little fun, it’s unfortunately true. A couple of my favorite snippets from the 12-steps: Deal immediately with any e-mail that can be handled in two minutes or less but create a file for mails that will take longer. Again with the files. [...]

It’s time for Google Calendar!

Friday, April 14th, 2006

Well, I’ve been speculating about this for quite some time, I’m happy to see it’s finally arrived! That’s right, Google has released it’s Calendar and as expected it is integrated with Gmail. Excellent!

Email management, productivity and sanity

Monday, April 10th, 2006

I have been following 43Folders for quite some time now, I specifically find the InboxZero series essential for those asking yourselves how you can manage your email better. For those who don’t have a problem with your email, either you’re good at managing it or you simply don’t get enough. ;) At my last job [...]