Time Management for System Administrators Thomas A. Limoncelli
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
I'm pretty sure the last technical book I purchased in dead tree form was Limoncelli's "Time Management for System Administrators", and that would have been at the end of 2008. We've certainly come to the While some may argue otherwise, I believe there is good long term job security as a systems administrator - like the other critical roles, all companies need people to manage their computer systems. Even if you're a time management ninja, there's almost certainly some good stuff in the book that you'll enjoy. Time Management for System Administrators looks like its going to break the cycle. Time management for system administrators deals with focus, prioritisation and a simple-but-effective system of managing requests (I use a variation on this system to manage my daily and ongoing workload). I highly recommend this book to every System and Network Administrator. Just finished reading Time Management for System Administrators by Thomas A. You could try a lighter-weight system like the one in O'Reilly's Time Management for System Administrators. Imagine a world where air traffic controllers don't have computers, where you need to talk to an operator any time you want to make a phone call, and where you have no email, no instant messaging, and no websites. I bought it yesterday at Digital Guru (their last copy) on my way to the colo in San Jose. There is one book out there called Time Management for System Administrators by O'Reilly which exactly fits the above description. I'm still trying to find a good combination of GTD and other methods (Time Management for System Administrators shows a good mash-up of different methods, e.g.). Michael Gorsline // Sep 2, 2008 at 8:56 am.