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  Productivity is just work


The other day, I wrote a post declaring that I will no longer try to increase my productivity. This doesn't mean I won't read productivity blogs, and tweak things, and manage my "system". It means I no longer think about any of that stuff as having anything to do with productivity. Productivity is what happens when you're doing work. Enhancing your productivity is what happens when you do a lot of work, for long enough to get better at it. Look, throw all your stuff in Dropbox, live yo...

   Productivity,Work,Enhancement     2012-01-05 08:18:36


  Productivity tips for freelance web designers


There are lots of great things about freelance, such as not being tied to a desk, flexible working hours and little, if any, supervision. All freelance web designers probably realize that one of the biggest challenges of their job is the issue of productivity. How to motivate yourself and stay productive every day with no external supervisors telling us to complete a task right now? Here are five practical productivity hacks for all freelance web designers who want to boost their performance. 1....

   productivity tips, freelance, web designers, productivity hacks     2015-02-13 01:40:29


  Is ERP on Cards? - Here is a Comprehensive Buying Guide for the Solution


2015 is around the corners, knocking at the doors!!And it usually happens; with year coming to a closure; a lot of speculations are already under way for the next year!  As a matter of fact, with a constant technological progress, the business world has been set abuzz with numerous theories about the possible and path-breaking trends which might change the course of action. And customized ERP software solution has not been left out of these speculations. It is usually seen that implementati...

   erp, enterprise, erp software solution, erp system     2015-01-20 04:50:51


  Why programmers are not paid in proportion to their productivity


The most productive programmers are orders of magnitude more productive than average programmers. But salaries usually fall within a fairly small range in any company. Even across the entire profession, salaries don’t vary that much. If some programmers are 10x more productive than others, why aren’t they paid 10x as much?Joel Spolsky gave a couple answers to this question in his most recent podcast. First, programmer productivity varies tremendously across the profession, but it may no...

   Productivity,Salary,Efficiency,Programmer,Not match     2011-11-16 08:12:00


  Pair Programming: The disadvantages of 100% pairing


I’ve written a lot of blog posts in the past about pair programming and the advantages that I’ve seen from using this technique but lately I find myself increasingly frustrated at the need to pair 100% of the time which happens on most teams I work on. From my experience it’s certainly useful as a coaching tool, as I’ve mentioned before I think it’s a very useful for increasing the amount of collaboration between team members and an excellent way for ensuring that knowledge of the cod...

   Software development,Paring,Disadvantage     2012-01-11 12:08:47


  How Many Hours Can a Programmer Program?


I am a little late to this party where Michael Arrington says that startups mean working hard and sleeping under your desk. But I will add a few words. I read a lot of commentary about how such death marches can be counter-productive and ultimately unsuccessful, and also the real dangers they pose to the well-being (short-term and long-term) of the lives of the programmers. But I didn’t see many people actually do a quantitative analysis. So here it is. Your average working day is 8...

   Programmer,Working hour,Efficiency     2012-01-28 07:17:17


  Microsoft to launch Surface Pro 4 on October 6


Microsoft Microsoft has just updated on their website about an event to be held on October 6. This event will be held in New York at October 6 10am EDT.  As described by Microsoft : "We have some exciting news to share about Windows 10 devices". Although there are no details about what these Windows 10 devices are, many think this is the time when new Lumia Phones and Surface Pro 4 will be launched.  The Lumia devices will be Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL. Both of them will be shipped wit...

   SURFACE PRO 4,MICROSOFT,WINDOWS 10,LUMIA     2015-09-15 07:31:56


  Sustainability


When I was in business school 25 years ago, I don't recall the term sustainability used. Maybe it was, but it certainly didn't register in my brain. The mantras that I recall were return on investment, shareholder value, revenue growth, and driving efficiencies in the business.But as I look at many of the challenges facing businesses today, it seems to me that the focus on performance and efficiency often comes at the cost of sustainability. This talk by Clay Christensen really drives that point...

   Sustainability,Productivity,Efficiency     2011-11-21 10:07:16


  Google's acquisition of Quickoffice threatens Microsoft


Windows has over 90% market share in desktop operating systems, even though now other OS such as Mac OS and Linux are saying they are more user friendly, more stable and safer than Windows, Windows still has a weapon MS Office which can defeat all of them. However, with the development of mobile network and cloud computing, Windows is now challenged by different competitors on mobile and cloud areas.  Mobile and cloud are weak sides of Microsoft , but they are strength of Google.Google sudd...

   Google,QuickOffice,Microsoft,MS Office     2012-06-07 11:40:10


  How to be an excellent programmer


To use a programming language is very easy for a programmer, but it's a dream for many programmers to be an expert software developer. There are five levels of programmers: Novice, Senior novice, competent, proficient, and expert. Most programmers are senior novice. And programmer living in this level are a lot of people who have 1 to 10 years work experience.As a programmer, how to find the bottlenecks for your improvement and how to improve yourself quickly? This is really not an easy question...

   Programming,Tips,Habit     2013-03-26 09:53:38