One week ago, as part of a my announcement to faculty staff about our new directions in ed tech, I made a public pormise to cut out internal email.
Here’s the score:
Total internal emails sent over the past week: 7
Total inteternal emails sent in a typical week previously: 71
Interestingly, this reduction corresponds neatly with the French tech giant, Altos’, findings that only 10% of email is useful.
And it’s been good actually chatting with people.
A big thanks to my colleagues who are helping me wioth this by coming to visit me in my office or picking up the phone instead of sending me emails in the first place.