IT developers are often overworked, tired, stressed and required to work long hours. There are always new requirements to be implemented, bugs to be fixed and too many urgent tasks to be completed at the same time. Considering that developers must also take care of their professional development in order to keep up with current IT trends, accomplishing all of the above becomes mission impossible. This article looks at ways organizations can better plan developers’ time. — Article published in Sistem July-August 2007, str. 8-9.