Solutions

Solutions to Information Overload: The Definitive Guide

Resource Author:  Nathan Zeldes
Resource Name:  Nathan Zeldes
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This is an encyclopedic guide to over 160 solutions to Information Overload, categorized in a 2-level taxonomy and presented with their pros, cons, and lessons learned from their application where available.

This guide examines solutions to the two aspects of information overload that are responsible for the predominant impact on knowledge workers: email overload, and the interruptions caused by the endless flow of message alerts, ringing devices and other distractions.

A Kindle version is also available on the Amazon web site.

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How You Can Stop the Abuse of Reply to All

Resource Author:  Nathan Zeldes
Resource Date:  08/14/2012
Resource Name:  Blog at NathanZeldes.com
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A compilation of causes and solutions to the misuse and abuse of the notorious Reply to All feature.

Reply to All: probably the most hated feature of Email. How do I know? Because whenever I work with clients to reduce Email Overload, one request pops up right at the beginning: “Can we put a stop to the abuse of Reply All?”  Yes, you can.

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Information overload within the health care system : a literature review

Resource Author:  Amanda Hall & Graham Walton
Resource Date:  6/10/2004
Resource Name:  Health Information & Libraries Journal
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There is a widespread view held by health clinicians that their work effectiveness is impaired by ‘information overload.’ Building upon a previous work by Wilson, a review of the literature was undertaken to look for the evidence of this. It was found that the literature, particularly in the context of the clinical environment, was limited. (more…)

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