Reducing Information Pollution
The Information Overload Research Group is seeking organizations wishing to partner with us in pursuing our mission of reducing Information Overload.
If you recognize the importance of this problem, and wish to take an active part in addressing it, read on!
IORG, founded in 2008 as a 501(c)6 US non-profit, is dedicated to reducing the Information Overload that devastates the productivity and quality of life of knowledge workers worldwide. We strive to do this by facilitating conversations, collaboration and networking among people who experience information overload, people who study it, and people who are developing solutions to address the problem; and by spreading research-based solutions, including best practices and technologies.
A key strategy in our activity is to bring together people from diverse backgrounds: academics, corporate practitioners, solution vendors, consultants, and analysts. By having them share their different points of view, we create a lively exchange of knowledge and opinion.
Our activity to date had focused on holding annual conferences and online webinars, maintaining a web site (http://iorgforum.org) and maintaining the IO Resource Center, an online reference library of every kind of publication related to the problem. This activity is managed by a volunteer board of directors and steering committee.
At this time, we have concluded that we need to extend our reach and scope of action, and we therefore seek organizations willing to take a part in our activity in whatever manner makes sense, such as:
If your organization is willing to engage in any of this, please let me know at email@example.com.
President, the Information Overload Research Group
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Source: Poynter.orgAuthor: Mallary Jean TenoreDate: June 18, 2009 How do you help students strike a balance between wanting to feel connected, but not overly distracted by flurries of Tweets, Facebook status updates, links distributed on social media sites, etc.? Poynter’s Sara Quinn and 2009 University of Miami graduate Greg Linch answered this question and others […]News Archive
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