The Time Lords Manifesto

The ultimate promise of technology was that we’d be able to reclaim our time. Economist John Maynard Keynes even suggested that we’d only need to work about 15 hours per week and as a result, we’d be able to spend more time on things like creativity, innovation, and problem-solving, even leisure. I don’t know what…
Future of Work, Productivity, Time Lords

New Zapier Integration

We’re super excited to announce that our new integration with Zapier allows you to connect x.ai to 1,000+ other web services! Zapier is an automation tool that connects two or more apps together to automate repetitive tasks without the need for coding. Think of it as a way for Amy and Andrew to speak with the…
Artificial Intelligence, Product Updates

Your holiday schedule, without the stress

Holidays, the ultimate time to relax. What a load of crap. You know how it really goes, don’t you? Scramble to finish all the work you need to complete to hit your annual goals. Frantically track down misdelivered packages. Struggle through bottlenecks at the airport. Bottlenecks on the highway. Bottlenecks in store checkout lines. And…
Meeting Scheduling, Productivity

Why Good Scheduling Assistants Ask Questions

  When we first started x.ai we had this vision that Amy and Andrew would be “fire and forget it” scheduling assistants that you only had to interact with once. Our design philosophy was to reduce the numbers of emails we sent you. Meaning, we felt that any time we emailed you to ask for clarification…
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How the 2018 election affected your workweek

Blue wave? Red wall? We’ll leave the political analysis of the 2018 midterms results to the pundits. We’re interested in how the 2018 election affected your workweek. More specifically, what happened to meetings scheduled on Election Day and the day after?  Following the 2016 election, we reported a substantial dip in meetings scheduled. With what…
Data, Meeting Scheduling, Productivity

Stop scheduling meetings that conflict with your favorite sports

As we know, “scheduling nirvana” means more than saving time scheduling meetings, it also means being able to block certain times when you don’t want any scheduling conflicts. This is particularly true for sports fanatics, especially when their favorite teams or events are occuring during the confines of their scheduling hours. One of our Time…
Meeting Scheduling

An Inside Look at Scheduling Nirvana

You may have heard us use the term “scheduling nirvana” before. Perhaps you’ve dismissed it as nothing more than a sexy marketing term. It’s a lot more than that. We define scheduling nirvana as the hyper efficiency a company experiences when they make a wall-to-wall investment in our scheduling software. Exactly how profound the effect…
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