Could more messages stop you wasting time?

A new article in Business Week looks at
a familiar and not very convincing theme — the amount that
time-wasting and stuffing around can cost a business. But in an
unexpected twist, it also looks at how technologies can also be used
to help prioritise our activities at work, assessing the potential
cost to productivity of a given interruption and perhaps sending an
IM for truly urgent and useful tasks. It’s an interesting concept,
even if you can’t help thinking that no human being could be expected
to be productive 100% of the time whatever the state of their office
Internet connection,

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