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

September 23, 2015 | Posted By einstem

The theme for this year’s Overload Day is “A Challenge to the Corporate World:  Lower the Overload – Send fewer Emails.

The Information Overload Awareness Day 2015 event, sponsored by the Information Overload Research Group, 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.

Register for Information Overload Awareness Day 2015:
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 11:00 am EST.

This year’s event includes a free 60-minute webinar at 11 a.m. EDT, with several information overload speakers, and is hosted by Jonathan Spira, one of the leading experts in the field and author of “Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous To Your Organization.

Topics and Speakers for Overload Awareness Day 2015:

  • Q & A Session –  The speakers and IORG members will answer questions from  attendees on how to address their biggest Information Overload challenges.

To register for the Information Overload Awareness Day Webinar, please click on the Eventbrite logo below which takes you to the Eventbrite registration page:

Register for Overload Awareness Day 2015

 

In conjunction with the observance of Information Overload Awareness Day, the Information Overload Research Group issued a Lower the Overload challenge to knowledge workers everywhere.

Starting October 20th, send 20% fewer e-mail messages!

To accomplish this, knowledge workers should:

1) Send only those Emails, IMs, and texts that have to be sent. This includes replies.

2) Only use reply-to-all when absolutely necessary.

3) Cut back on the number of recipients in the “to” and “cc” fields.

4) Resist the urge to forward Email messages if not critical.

We look forward to you joining us for this event, and please forward this to any of your peers that may be interested in participating!

The Information Overload Research Group

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