If everyone uses Timyo won't they always send emails with an ASAP expectation?

It's one of the most frequently asked questions: if users can set their own expectation will this feature be abused?

The obvious answer is that our current work-place environment exists in an always-on state and we are all searching for a way to fix it. We need to take a step back from valuing the response time as opposed to the quality of response.

We all recognize the majority of emails do not require responses as soon as they hit your inbox but that's exactly what happens: 50% of emails are answered within 45 minutes after being sent. The current email protocol lacks the dimension of time that allows a sender to easily specify if an email requires an answer (or not) today, tomorrow or later in the week.
Timyo's users show us that using ASAP as an expectation is used in only 10 - 20% of emails sent with Timyo. Because Timyo provides a more granular method for indicating expectation we can extrapolate there is an actual reduction in the amount of ASAP emails actually received.

The key part for a receiver is the clear information provided, further enhanced by a color code allowing him to easily manage emergencies and better organize her time. With Timyo, you won't need to answer or even address the 80% of the emails that are not due Today.

This new behavior requires work but the benefits are not only reduced stress - they also improve the quality of information, allow users to better organize their time and anticipate other's needs. If we know how to recognize the 20% of emails that are actually emergencies we can more effectively deal with the 80% of emails that are not.

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