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Coping With Information Overload

Resource Author:  Michelle Price
Resource Date:  01/09/2012
Resource Name:  Financial News
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Is your inbox groaning with hundreds of unread emails? Is your mobile phone constantly buzzing with alerts and updates? Do you feel anxious, overtired and unable to concentrate? If so, don’t worry. You are one of millions of people suffering from a perfectly normal condition: it’s called information overload.

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Information Overload: We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us

Resource Author:  Jonathan Spira
Resource Date:  1/1/2007
Resource Name:  Basex
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Information Overload: We Have Met The Enemy And He Is Us

Information Overload: We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us, a 26-page report, looks at strategies companies can use to cope with information overload, including ten tips designed to ease the burden immediately. (more…)

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Tackling Information Overload

Resource Author:  Paula Hane
Resource Date:  5/4/2009
Resource Name:  Information Today
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The subject line grabbed my attention-“Information Overload: The Impact on the Organization.”

The thought of spending time listening to the webcast was itself pressure. But I was feeling particularly overloaded that day, so I registered for the free event from the nonprofit group calling itself the Information Overload Research Group (IORG; https://iorgforum.org). A key company in the organization is Basex, Inc. (www.basex.com), which describes itself as a “knowledge economy research firm” that serves IT vendors and buyers with an expertise in knowledge worker management and productivity. Here’s the compelling statistic: Basex estimates, based on data it has gathered, that information overload costs the U.S. economy a minimum of $900 billion a year in lost productivity and reduced innovation. That’s a big number.

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19XX Milestones

Resource Author:  David Goldes and Jonathan Spira
Resource Date:  12/30/1999
Resource Name:  Basex
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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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Information Anxiety: Fact, fiction or fallacy

Resource Author:  John P Girard
Resource Date:  7/1/2009
Resource Name:  InsideKnowledge
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Have you ever wondered what information-related issue creates the most anxiety amongst middle managers? The fact that information overload would be near the top of the list might surprise you. In advance of 2008, Basex, a knowledge economy research and advisory firm, named information overload as the expected ‘problem-of-the-year’. They estimated that over the course of 2008, an estimated $650bn would be lost in the United States due to reduced productivity and throttled innovation. Additionally, their research concluded that as much as eight hours of worker productivity per week would be lost because of this phenomenon.

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