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Personal Time Manager Professional

Personal Time Manager is both a time schedule manager and a time log manager wrapped in one. Its goal is to remind you of time schedule, record time you spent, analysis time statistically, and help you make use of time more efficiently.

It was designed for managing time, including, but not limit to work time. After you have input agenda, it will notify you the coming schedule by reading its content or playing music. Most of important, you can use Personal Time Manager to record your time in every activity and analyze your time efficiency with graphical tools.

There are many tools that provide agenda management, but they cannot read the agenda, or maybe they can alarm you by playing a sound, but not by playing music to you. And there are applications can record your time, however, they do not provide time agenda management. They just record your time, and show your original time records! With Personal Time Manager, you will be reminding by multimedia methods and you can analysis time statistically by graphic tools.

Have you ever met these problems: you have too many schedules, and always miss some ones; you work harder, but still are back on schedule; you get too many interrupts, and get lose in interrupts sometimes?

If you had detailed time information, you could recognize and address the problem in time to save the project. The data identified the problem and pointed you toward the solution. Without good data on where your time goes, your estimates will always be inaccurate and you won't know how to improve.

Remind of your time schedule

Proper planning takes time, but it can save much more time than it costs. You will end up planning anyway, but it is much better to do it in an orderly way, and not at the coffee machine.

Keep Track of Your Time

To manage your personal work, you need to know where your time goes. This means you need to track your time. This is not hard, but it does require discipline. I suggest you get in the habit of using the time recording log. When doing so, enter the tasks and the times when you start and stop these tasks, and also keep track of interruption times. If you do this, you will soon see where your time goes. Then you can figure out what to do about it.

Manage Interruptions

Next, interruptions are a fact of life, but there are many ways to deal with them. Use DO NOT DISTURB signs and establish an ethic where everybody (even the managers) respects them. Forward phone calls or even unplug or turn off the phone. Also consider getting permission to work at home for a day or two a week.

Another way to manage interruptions is to get in the habit of using an issue-tracking log. Then, when you think of something you need to do, make a note of it in the log so you will remember to do it later and you won't forget it when the phone rings. While you will still have to handle these issues, you are less likely to forget them and you can do them at a planned time.

Also, use this same principle with interruptions. When someone calls in the middle of a design problem, tell him or her you'll get back and then make a note on a sticky (Advise you make you note in Interrupt Dialog) so you don't forget.

-- From Why Does Software Work Take So Long? Watts Humphrey

This software comes into the world to fulfill these three tasks, and you can use it to improve your productivity, work quality, and overall effectiveness. This does not mean: this software is just for software engineer. In fact, it was designed for everyone with the goal to improve productivity, work quality, and overall effectiveness.

Part of the software is built according to the principle of PSP (Personal Software Process). PSP provides a time log manage personal work time and interrupt time, but this software has extended the ability of the time log, and provides more powerful functions to manage your time.

Hope this software can bring happiness to you!

For more information about Why Does Software Work Take So Long? Please refer to the following address: http://interactive.sei.cmu.edu/news@sei/columns/watts_new/watts-new-compiled.pdf

The address may have been changed, but you can use these keywords to get it: news@sei interactive | Watts New, Columns by the SEI’s Watts Humphrey

For more information about PSP (Personal Software Process), please refer to the following address:http://www.sei.cmu.edu/tsp/

The address may have been changed, but you can use the following keywords to get it: PSP Personal Software Process

Personal Time Manager Professional 1.9
Personal Time Manager Professional is both a time schedule manager and a time sheet manager wrapped in one. It comes into the world to fulfill three tasks: remind of your time schedule, keep track of your time, and analyze your time planed and used. You can use it to improve your productivity, work quality, and overall efficiency.
It will notify you the coming schedule, track your time in every activity and provides rich charts to analyze your schedules and your logs.
Have you ever met these problems: you have too many schedules, and always miss some ones; you work harder, but still are back on schedule; you get too many interrupts, and get lose in interrupts sometimes?
If you had detailed time information, you could recognize and address the problem in time to save the project. The data identified the problem and pointed you toward the solution. Without good data on where your time goes, your estimates will always be inaccurate and you won't know how to improve
Personal Time Manager Professional is just coming here to resolve these problems, and makes you back on the track. What's more, it provides time distribution analysis; you can find how much of your time is spent on important things, how much on emergent things, and how much on a task. With Personal Time Manager, you can get better understanding of your time in the past, and make better schedule in the future.
 
If you don't know where you are going, any road will do.
-Proverb
If you don't know where you are, a map won't help.
-Watts Humphrey
What you cannot measure, you cannot manage.
-Drucker