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Is Information Overload a $650 Billion Drag on the Economy?

April 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: New York Times
Author: Steve Lohr
Date: December 20, 2007

Basex, a business research firm, came out this week with a twist on the
usual year-end looking-back and looking-forward lists. The firm picked a
“problem of the year” for 2008, information overload.

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Intel's War on Information Overload

January 12, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Basex
Author: Jonathan Spira, Cody Burke
Date: 2008

This 36-page report, “Intel’s War on Information Overload: A Case Study”, is an exclusive in-depth analysis of the efforts that Intel has undertaken over the years to combat Information Overload.

Information Overload, which describes an excess of information that results in an inability to concentrate on tasks and stay focused, is a massive problem in the twenty-first century; recent Basex research shows that Information Overload costs the U.S. economy ca. $900 billion per year.

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Multitasking ist ein Mythos

January 3, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Vienna Online

Published: August 8, 2009

Nicht das Internet- Surfen schmälere die Produktivität, sondern der Überfluss an E- Mails. Diese Meinung vertritt Jonathan B. Spira, Geschäftsführer der New Yorker Beratungsfirma Basex, in einem Interview mit dem ORF.

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Drowning in Information? You're Not Alone

January 3, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Huffington Post
Date: August 11, 2009
“Celebrate” Information Overload Awareness Day: August 12

The Information Age has brought with it many advances which have become part of everyday life, including the Web and mobile phones, not to mention e-mail, text and instant messaging, and social networks. While there are many benefits to having these tools and modes of communication, they also bring with them a costly side effect: the problem of information overload.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jonathan-b-spira/drowning-in-information-y_b_256801.html

Is Information Overload a $650 Billion Drag on the Economy?

January 3, 2010 | Posted By

Source: New York Times

Published: December 20, 2007

Author: Steve Lohr

Basex, a business research firm, came out this week with a twist on the usual year-end looking-back and looking-forward lists. The firm picked a “problem of the year” for 2008, information overload.

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/12/20/is-information-overload-a-650-billion-drag-on-the-economy/?scp=1&sq=basex&st=Search