Reducing Information Pollution

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We’re a gathering of industry practitioners, academic researchers, consultants and other professionals who are dedicated to addressing the problem of information overload, an ongoing crisis that diminishes productivity and quality of life among knowledge workers worldwide.

IORG welcomes all those who seek – and who seek to share – research, data, ideas and solutions to help reduce the impact of this widespread and growing problem. Read More

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Information Overload Awareness Day 2015 to be held on October 20th!

Information Overload Awareness Day 2015 is a workplace observance, now in its eighth year, that calls attention to the problem of information overload and how it impacts both individuals and organizations. There is a free Webinar being held on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 11:00 am EST. Register now !!!

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How email deluge makes frustrated workers go postal

Source: Herald Sun

Author: Sarah O'Carroll

A recent report, commissioned by Hitachi Data Systems, found 40 per cent of companies in Australia and New Zealand are suffering from the information glut, up from 34 per cent two years ago.  [...]


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How email deluge makes frustrated workers go postal

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