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Information Overload vs Decision Overload

August 19, 2018 | Posted By

Information Overload is a common topic of discussions in the press and literature. It is also the subject of research, tools, and techniques. But there is also an important but related problem: Decision Overload.
Information Overload occurs when the information available exceeds the processing abilities of the individual or can be processed in the time available.

By contrast, Decision Overload occurs when the vast amount of available information makes it difficult to decide upon the correct course of action(s).

Information overload: how it can make our brain freeze, even lower our IQ

January 24, 2017 | Posted By

A study was done in Israel about the chances of a prisoner getting parole from the judge in court.

New Software Helps Teams Deal With Information Overload

January 25, 2010 | Posted By

Penn State researchers have developed new software that can help decision-making teams in combat situations or homeland security handle information overload by inferring teams’ information needs and delivering relevant data from computer-generated reports. The agent software called CAST (Collaborative Agents for Simulating Teamwork) highlights relevant data. This helps improve a team’s decision-making process as well as enhances members’ collaboration.

19XX Milestones

January 5, 2010 | Posted By

With everyone else paying attention to Y2K, the analysts at The Basex Group have had time to reflect on the great changes which have taken place since 1900, when electricity and telegraphy were first entering the popular consciousness.

In tribute to those years beginning with “19″, we have researched what we decided to name «19XX Milestones» and present these herewith…..

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