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Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule! - Paul Graham
One reason programmers dislike meetings so much is that they're on a different type of schedule from other people. Meetings cost them more. There are two types of schedule, which I'll call the manager's schedule and the maker's schedule. The manager's schedule is for bosses. It's embodied in the traditional appointment book, with each day cut into one hour intervals. You can block off several hours for a single task if you need to, but by default you change what you're doing every hour. When you use time that way, it's merely a practical problem to meet with someone. Find an open slot in your schedule, book them, and you're done. Most powerful people are on the manager's schedule. It's the schedule of command. But there's another way of using time that's common among people who make things, like programmers and writers. They generally prefer to use time in units of half a day at least. You can't write or program well in units of an hour. That's barely enough time to get started. It's important for bosses to understand this. Read more

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Double Digit Growth For Indian IT Will Come Sooner Than You Think: JPMorgan's Ravi Shankar

JPMorgan India sees the Indian I.T companies at the cusp of a transition from legacy to digital, and as legacy companies grow smaller, Indian I.T could see double digit growth in the next twelve months.“All the mid-cap companies are growing in double digits. Hexaware, Mphasis, L&T Infotech, L&T Technology Services--all of these are growing between 12 and 15 percent,” Ravi Shankar, MD, Investment Banking at JPMorgan India told BloombergQuint at the sidelines of the India Investor Summit 2018.



Today's TradeBriefs Cartoon

Rajiv Bansal files caveat in civil court against Infosys

Bansal, who bagged an Rs 17.38 cr severance package, had initiated arbitration proceedings in April 2017.

Alibaba ready to comply with Govt policy on data localisation

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, which has investments in several Indian companies including Paytm, Zomato and BigBasket, has no issues with the Central Government’s mandate of data localisation for e-co

Bengaluru ranked among top locations for tech enterprises in Asia

Singapore, Shenzhen also feature on the list, based on a study of their socio-economic, property and human factors

Jack Ma says 'New Manufacturing' will disrupt global manufacturing industry

'The next 30 years will see the arrival of more applications that profoundly change every tiny detail of our life'

Newgen Software inks pact with Hewlett Packard

Newgen Software Technologies has executed an agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise India Private Ltd for supply of software licences and related services. The size of the work order is about ₹78.8

“Hush money” or not, Infosys owes its former CFO $1.68 million

Yet another allegation of Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy falls flat on its face.

Hybrid tech crucial for future of mobility in India

In conversation with the Press Trust of India (PTI), NITI Ayog member VK Saraswat spoke about the country''s path towards electric mobility.

Life lessons from India's science startups

Startups focused on scientific and technological innovation are on the uptick. It’s time private industry and money stepped up to the plate

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