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Method and System for Automatically Adjusting User’s Work Schedule Based on User’s Personal and Work Related Commitments

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000226634D
Publication Date: 2013-Apr-21
Document File: 1 page(s) / 16K

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Abstract

A method and system for automatically adjusting a user’s work schedule for a day based on the user’s personal and business related commitments for the day is disclosed.

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Method and System for Automatically Adjusting User's Work Schedule Based on User's Personal and Work Related Commitments

Disclosed is a method and system for automatically adjusting a user's work schedule for a day based on the user's personal and business related commitments for the day. When a user enters a personal appointment on a particular day in the user's calendar, an adjusted work schedule for the day will be automatically reflected in the calendar.

Alternatively, the user is provided with various possible options to compensate for lost

work time. In an exemplary instance, the user is provided with the options such as, but not limited to, forego user's lunch time, schedule the lost work time during another time on the same day, schedule lost work time to another day, schedule lost work time during travelling, etc.

In an exemplary scenario, the method and system disclosed above adjusts the work schedule of an employee of an organization based on the employee's personal and

work related commitments. When an employee of an organization has a doctor's appointment at 9:00am, the employee then schedules the appointment as a private appointment in the employee's calendar and blocks the calendar from 8:30-10:00am. Then, the method and system disclosed provides a pop-up to the employee asking

whether the employee can work during any time in between the scheduled appointment. In this case the employee estimates that there is about 20 minutes travelling time in ea...