"Time wasters" are bitterest enemies of business effectiveness. Each day we waste a lot of valuable time for different activities that are not related to our work at all or just do not help us to perform our jobs better. You should apply a complex of different arrangements to reduce time wasters, but this will gain good results for your business. There is a list of factors that can be considered as main time wasters:
- Improper using of Internet – surfing the Web, frequent checking your e-mail and reading news, chatting with friends during working time and so on.
- Lack of task planning – poor work planning, unstated priories and timelines, poorly regulated business processes, confusion within tasks.
- Mess in workplace – workplace disorganization can easily reduce your effectiveness.
- Unscheduled calls, visitors and unforeseen problems – casual cases and conversations that waste time, but do not bring any profits to company
- Poor tools and equipment – lack of investments into technologies can cause serious time and money waste.
VIP Task Manager is task and time management groupware that can help you to plan, schedule and track tasks for you and your employees to avoid time wasters. VIP Task Manager is a tool that can help you to control your time, projects and share tasks within one database.
To plan and control tasks you need to:
- start project management application
- Use Task Tree mode to create hierarchy of task groups
- Add your employees to Resource List
- Create tasks and assign them to employees
- Set timelines, priorities and custom fields to tasks