Email, "Office Hours" and Our Productivity

By Vanessa Thompson – February 22, 2016
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There was an article in HBR earlier this week by Cal Newport that proposes an alternative to email in the form of 'Office Hours'. As an analyst covering email technology, collaboration and the associated behavioral change, there are several concerning factors associated to the Office hours concept. After searching for a way to contact Newport and finding that he does not have any social media presence, just a contact for PR and honorarium, I decided to write an open letter addressing these concerns.


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Vanessa Thompson

Research Vice President, Collaboration & CommunitiesIDC


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