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GeneralContext Switching PinmemberSimon Lee Shugar30-Apr-14 23:34 
Conext Switching is a massive part of coding / development / engineering and managing. I have wondered if there should be a book written out there, for management staff, that highlights the dangers of too much context switching in your employees schedule.
 
So an easy example of this is your working on a medium to long term project and something of high priority comes up and you've got to switch on to it. Spending a few hours or more on this high priority project means you have lost all of the context to the original project, the variables, designs and implementation all your plans ruined. You switch back to the original and now have to take the time to build up that context again.
 
Drives me mad, anyway does anyone have any techniques for clearing their head between tasks / context switching? Between tasks or projects I close everything down, every window, notepad, IDE, browser etc until I've got my basic windows which enable me to start a new project. This ritual makes me feel like I'm "clearing" the context of previous work from my mind.
Simon Lee Shugar (Software Developer)
www.simonshugar.co.uk
 
"If something goes by a false name, would it mean that thing is fake? False by nature?" By Gilbert Durandil

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