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Overloaded 2017 – TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!!

June 30, 2017 | Posted By einstem

The Spaghetti Project and IORG present: 

IORG-Spaghetti-Logo

Overloaded 2017


A Day of Science, Stories, and Solutions for Managing Information Overload

 

Register for Overloaded 2017

When: October 17th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: 250 West 55th Street, 37th Floor, New York, NY • 10019

Price: Early Bird Summer Special Only $99!!  REGISTER NOW!!!

 

Work is not what it used to be. Between the constant rings and pings of notifications, and the fear of missing out (FOMO) that follows, information overload is threatening our productivity, our state of mind, and our bottom line. What is this all about? And how can businesses change course?

The Spaghetti Project and the Information Overload Research Group (IORG) are joining forces to bring you a day-long conference where renowned experts and speakers such as Manoush ZomorodiDr. Lawrence Ampofo, and Shawn Banerji will offer fresh insights on the science, stories, and solutions for managing information overload at work.

Anyone working to solve the information overload problem, looking for solutions, or wanting to help shape the discussion is welcome to attend. Whether you are a manager, a researcher, an entrepreneur, or a CEO, this is a day that is good for business.

Register for Overloaded 2017

 

We already have the 3 great speakers listed above lined-up, and a detailed agenda and more information will be released shortly.

But Please Reserve Your Place for this special event, and we look forward to seeing you there!

 


About the Spaghetti Project:
Erica Keswin is a member of IORG’s leadership team, where she puts her expertise in human communications to good use.  She is the founder of the Spaghetti Project, a platform devoted to sharing the science and stories of human connection. Inspired by a 2015 Cornell study showing that firemen who eat together are better at their jobs (they save more lives!), Erica, a longtime workplace strategist, has made it her business to help people honor relationships. And as a hats-off to the firemen and their go-to firehouse meal, she calls her work the Spaghetti Project.


About IORG
:
IORG is made up of researchers, practitioners and technologists from academia, corporations, solution vendors and consultancies. IORG is dedicated to reducing information overload, a problem that diminishes the productivity and quality of life of knowledge workers worldwide. Our diverse members and single focus provide thought leadership and access to cutting-edge ideas, promote collaboration between industry and academia, and help shape the science of combating information overload.

Please direct any inquiries to erica@spaghettiproject.com or president@iorgforum.org for more information.

Video: Nathan Zeldes speaks about the evolution of innovative Info Overload solutions

June 22, 2017 | Posted By Nathan Zeldes

A webinar lecture held at IBM. Enjoy!

Overloaded 2017 – Save the Date!

June 1, 2017 | Posted By einstem

The Spaghetti Project and IORG present: 

IORG-Spaghetti-Logo

Overloaded 2017


A Day of Science, Stories, and Solutions for Managing Information Overload

Save the Date!

When: October 17th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: 250 West 55th Street, 37th Floor, New York, NY • 10019

Price: Early Bird $199. Regular $249

Work is not what it used to be. Between the constant rings and pings of notifications, and the fear of missing out (FOMO) that follows, information overload is threatening our productivity, our state of mind, and our bottom line. What is this all about? And how can businesses change course?

The Spaghetti Project and the Information Overload Research Group (IORG) are joining forces to bring you a day-long conference where renowned experts and speakers will offer fresh insights on the science, stories, and solutions for managing information overload at work. Whether you are a manager, a researcher, an entrepreneur, or a CEO, this is a day that is good for business.

Anyone working to solve the information overload problem, looking for solutions, or wanting to help shape the discussion is welcome to attend. Please come and join us for this special event, we look forward to having you there.

 

So please, save the date!

Invitation details to follow.

 

About the Spaghetti Project:
Erica Keswin is a member of IORG’s leadership team, where she puts her expertise in human communications to good use.  She is the founder of the Spaghetti Project, a platform devoted to sharing the science and stories of human connection. Inspired by a 2015 Cornell study showing that firemen who eat together are better at their jobs (they save more lives!), Erica, a longtime workplace strategist, has made it her business to help people honor relationships. And as a hats-off to the firemen and their go-to firehouse meal, she calls her work the Spaghetti Project.


About IORG
:
IORG is made up of researchers, practitioners and technologists from academia, corporations, solution vendors and consultancies. IORG is dedicated to reducing information overload, a problem that diminishes the productivity and quality of life of knowledge workers worldwide. Our diverse members and single focus provide thought leadership and access to cutting-edge ideas, promote collaboration between industry and academia, and help shape the science of combating information overload.

Please direct any inquiries to erica@spaghettiproject.com or president@iorgforum.org for more information.

Information Overload Webinar December 2016 Video Replay Available

December 15, 2016 | Posted By einstem

IORG hosted a webinar “Overcoming Information Overload” on December 13th, 2016 that brought together interesting and diverse thinkers to share their views and research.  The event included:

The entire event has been recorded for your viewing pleasure!

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Enjoy!

Information Overload Webinar to be held on December 13th at 11:00 AM EST

November 22, 2016 | Posted By einstem

Join us Dec 13th, at 11:00 AM EST for a free webinar – and discover the latest ideas and techniques for overcoming Information Overload!

 

The Information Overload Research Group (IORG) will host on Tuesday, Dec 13th 2016 at 11:00 AM EST a free 60 minute online webinar devoted to overcoming Information Overload.

Register for December 2016 Information Overload Webinar

On the Agenda

  • Jonathan Spira, IORG’s VP of Research – opening words
  • A moderated panel including:
    • Lawrence Ampofo, Director, Digital Mindfulness
    • Emanuele (Lele) Terenzani, Digital Sales CEE Communication Leader at IBM
      (a.k.a. “Dr. Connections”)

CLICK HERE to Register today!

We hope to “see” you there!

Yours,

Nathan Zeldes Signature

Nathan Zeldes

President, the Information Overload Research Group


About Dr. Lawrence Ampofo:

Lawrence Ampofo

Lawrence Ampofo is the Founder of Digital Mindfulness, a London-based think tank focused on the business and human impacts of constant connectivity and digital distraction. Lawrence is a political scientist, strategic communications expert, author, trainer and speaker who speaks around the world on the impact of the emerging digital and business ecosystem

 

 

About Emanuele (Lele) Terenzani:

Lele TerenzaniEmanuele (Lele) Terenzani  is Communication Leader for Digital Sales at IBM, and is passionate about spreading open business communication through enterprise social business platform and a “noemail” style for sharing information.  He produces a video series called “DrConnections” on how to utilize social networking and communication tools best practices.  He is convinced that social tools will be the main platform of our future and present communication.

 

Five Tips to Reduce Information Overload on Information Overload Day

October 15, 2016 | Posted By Nathan Zeldes

By Jonathan Spira

Information Overload causes people to lose their ability to manage thoughts and ideas, contemplate, and even reason and think.  It has resulted in work days that never seem to end, completely destroying work/life balance.

Information Overload Day 2016 takes place on October 18th, and is a good time to take action to reduce the impact of Information Overload on your work and life.  Simply follow these five rules and share them with your coworkers and you’ll find a marked change in your own personal overload situation!

  1. I will not e-mail someone and then two seconds later follow up with an IM or phone call.
  2. I will refrain from combining multiple themes and requests in a single e-mail.
  3. I will make sure the subject of my e-mail clearly reflects both the topic and urgency of the missive.
  4. I will read my own e-mails before sending them to make sure they are comprehensible to others.
  5. I will not overburden colleagues with unnecessary e-mail, especially one word replies such as “Thanks!” or “Great!”, and will use “reply to all” only when absolutely necessary.

Don’t let Information Overload strangle your organization’s productivity. 94% of those we surveyed have at some point felt overwhelmed by information to the point of incapacitation.  Just remember, for every 100 people who are unnecessarily copied on an e-mail, eight hours are lost!

Happy Information Overload Day!

Tips and statistics adapted from Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous To Your Organization.

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