What is Time Management?

Writing and The Written Word

Why Time Management is Important

Time management is a habit, a process, and a mindset for the working professional to get things done. Time management is our personalized tactical plan to handle today, tomorrow and the coming days. Good time management is about working smarter, not harder, to get the most done same 24 hours in a day and seven days in a week…etc., etc..

Time management is, also, how we ensure that we:

  • know is happening,
  • Know what needs to happen in the future,
  • Are properly focused on the important tasks, and
  • Achieve work-life balance.

Definition of Time Management

Time management is the process of organizing, planning, and working to increase efficiency and productivity, both professionally and personally.

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Time Management – Accumulative Effect

Writing and The Written Word

Compound or accumulative effect is the impact of small steps, tasks, and/or activities, which contribute to goal accomplishment and/or a result as seen across time.

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PureData / Netezza – What date/time ranges are supported by Netezza?

SQL (Structured Query Language), Date/Time ranges supported by Netezza
Date/Time ranges supported by Netezza

Here is a synopsis of the temporal ranges ( date, time, and timestamp), which Netezza / PureData supports.

Temporal Type

Supported Ranges

Size In Bytes

Date

A month, day, and year. Values range from January 1, 0001, to December 31, 9999. 4 bytes

Time

An hour, minute, and second to six decimal places (microseconds). Values range from 00:00:00.000000 to 23:59:59.999999. 8 bytes

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Temporal data types

PureData System for Analytics, PureData System for Analytics 7.2.1, IBM Netezza database user documentation, Netezza SQL basics, Data types, Temporal data types

Netezza date/time data type representations

PureData System for Analytics, PureData System for Analytics 7.2.1, IBM Netezza user-defined functions, Data type helper API reference, Temporal data type helper functions, Netezza date/time data type representations

Date/time functions

PureData System for Analytics, PureData System for Analytics 7.2.1, IBM Netezza database user documentation, Netezza SQL basics, Netezza SQL extensions, Date/time functions

Law of Diminishing Returns

The ‘Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns’, originally from economics, basically, states that:

As the level of resource investment increases achieves fulcrum point where the rate of return per investment unit (labor, Level of Effort, Capital) begins to decrease and, eventually, investing more resources is simply not worth it.

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