Unfortunately, as we sit in different parts of the world, it is not often we meet.
However it was fantastic to meet and hear him speak at the UCExpo in London this week. He was there to discuss “A world without email”, and whilst I will not rewrite his superb work, find it here. I will note a couple of things we should all consider when using email in business.
Email is no longer king of collaboration, if you want to collaborate effectively you need to be using the right tools.
Email should be a messaging and notification portal NOT a repository of information, where is becomes lost and provides no value.
Of course there are use case’s for email, so whilst you can reduce the amount of emails you receive, it will never be none. Luis states that his personal reduction is from 100’s a week down to an average of 16. Thats staggering right!
I would value your thoughts on the use of email, such as ; Do you see it as a to do list? Is it the only way you communicate now?