Busywork is more common than you might think. For most IT professionals, it is an everyday occurrence. It could be anything from your everyday paperwork and email notes to unresolved tickets, unproductive meetings and more. The more you work on these tasks, the more you get caught up in them, seemingly with no end in sight. However, dealing with busywork doesn’t have to mean fighting a losing battle. There are always ways to minimize the time you spend on unproductive tasks.