HH Calendar Implementation Effects On Businesses
By now you may have already heard the news about the new Hanke-Henry (HH) Permanent Calendar that we expect to be implemented in the year 2017. If you have not heard of it yet read my initial article on the subject which you can find here Permanent Calendar Effect On The World. Today’s article looks into the HH Calendar Effects On Business and industry.
One of the main features of the new HH Calendar will be the removal of time zones. Once the new calendar goes into effect the Greenwich Universal Time Clock (UTC) will be used world wide. Thus the time will be the same any place in the world forever.
If you visit the Calendar’s Home Page Calendar Home you will see a black bar near the top with the time as it would be at the exact time you are looking at it anywhere in the entire world under the HH Calendar.
What the time change will mean is that if currently you work 9AM to 5PM (EST) with the new time in effect and working the exact same schedule you will be working 2PM(1400) to 11PM(2300). It is still the same schedule but because there is only one time zone your new time for 9AM under the Greenwich Universal Time Clock will be 2PM(1400). This will require some rethinking of employees time schedules under the HH Calendar.
Work schedules will have to be redone into automated data systems to reflect the actual time under the Greenwich Universal Time Clock after we start the HH Calendar. This may cause a little trouble initially as possibly tens of thousands of computer program lines of code will need to be written over. But I don’t foresee that as being a big deal as the entire industrial world survived the year 2000 (Y2K) switch over not long ago. And the expertise for these types of changes is still available.
The new time change will appear simplistic compared to the year 2000 switch. And because there will never be a change again for almost 8000 more years we will have a very long time before we need to worry about the year 10000 switch.
For companies that support work forces across multiple time zones under the current system, it will all become so simple it almost makes me smile. When a company head currently schedules a conference call under current time zone restrictions he or she needs to know what time it will be for his foreign workers in other continents. Under a single time clock he or she needs only say what time the conference call will take place and everyone involved, regardless of their geographical location, will know what time to be there for the conference call period.
For people who constantly travel across multiple time zones once the new Universal Time Clock is in effect that person will know exactly what time it is where he is as well as at his destination. That person will also know at what time he or she will reach the destination. This leads into the subject of airline schedules.
Airlines constantly travel across time-zones which mean their scheduling problems are huge. With the HH Calendar system in place they will publish a schedule once and it will remain good forever. This makes it simpler for the traveler that needs to be picked up upon arriving at an airport. Can you see the simplicity of it all? You tell the person who is picking you up “I will be in Frankfurt at 9AM tomorrow. The other person doesn’t have to figure out if you are talking about Eastern Standard Time or Frankfurt, Germany time.
Under the HH Calendar events occur on the same day year after year, therefore, Christmas and New Year Holidays will always fall on Sundays. This simplifies the scheduling of employees days off as companies will never have to worry about those holidays ever happening in the middle of a normal work week.
These same advantages will apply to all our institutions like schools, churches, and industry in general. There will be a one-time switch over which could be costly. But after that one-time expense businesses will be enjoying the financial rewards forever.
The proponent of the new HH Calendar is Dr. Richard Conn Henry who is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at John Hopkins University.
About the author: C.E. Soleris always had an interest in the workings of the calendar. In 1981 he wrote a Perpetual Calendar computer program to try and smooth out the problems with figuring out what day a past or future event occurred on. He currently maintains several blog sites where he provides information he hopes will make life better for all. You can read his first article on this subject here: HH Permanent Calendar Effect On The World You can visit Carmelo’s calendar reform website here and you can email him at email@example.com
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