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- Discuss objectives and motivations for tracking time. Plan possible questions you want to ask of the data (which influences which tools to try and how to collect data). Recommend a set of tools based on people’s interests and context (paper? iPhone? Android? Google Calendar?).
- Resources: Presentations on time-tracking, recommendations for tools, more detail on structuring data (categories, fields); possible e-mail campaign for reminders Output: Planning worksheet for participants to help people remember their motivations and structure their data collection; habit triggers for focused, small-scale data collection, buddying up for people who prefer social accountability
- Checking in to see if people are tracking time the way they want to. Online and/or one-on-one check-ins before the workshop date, plus a group session on identifying and dealing with obstacles (because it helps to know that other people struggle and overcome these things). Preliminary analysis of small-scale data.
- Resources: Frequently-encountered challenges and how to deal with them; resources on habit design; tool alternatives
- Output: Things to try in order to support habit change; larger-scale data collection for people who are doing well
- Massaging your data to fit a common format; simple analyses and interpretation
- Resources: Common analysis format and some sample charts/instructions; maybe even a web service?
- Output: Yay, charts!
- Bring other questions you’d like to ask, and we’ll show you how to extract that out of your data (if possible – and if not, what else you’ll probably need to collect going forward). Also, understanding and using basic statistics
- Resources: Basic statistics, uncommon charts
- Output: More analyses!
- Building a personal dashboard, integrating your time data into your decisions
- Outcome: Be able to make day-to-day decisions using your time data; become comfortable doing ad-hoc queries to find out more
- Designing experiments and measuring interventions (A/B/A, how to do a blind study on yourself)
- Outcome: A plan for changing one thing and measuring the impact on time
- Participants probably have half a year of data and a personal experiment or two – hooray! Share thoughts and stories, inspire each other, and figure out what the next steps look like.
- Outcome: Collection of presentations
- 29 June 2013 at 6:06pm
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