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2012-07-12 06:21:00

CHICAGO, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Information overload is a paralyzing problem, especially for middle managers. Not only are managers often squeezed between a rock and a hard place, they also are stuck between their inboxes and outboxes. They receive direction and information from the top, along with requests and input from their direct reports, causing an information traffic jam. Across industries, managers struggle to prioritize and move projects forward. They are frozen, and...

2011-12-07 11:53:00

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Visionary companies must find ways to change the way e-mail is used; not banish it," commented Sid Probstein, Chief Technical Officer at Attivio in response to widely reported news that a 'zero email' policy is underway at one of the world's largest IT companies. Thierry Breton, CEO of British-based Atos, wants to phase out e-mails over the next 18 months. In an interview with the Daily Mail newspaper, Breton maintained most e-mails...

2011-09-21 07:00:00

An internet directory formatted for the iPad and other mobile devices. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 Google has recently abandoned its internet directory, giving the opinion that directories have been surpassed by search engines. Those at Top 20 Online, a product of a Columbus, Ohio company, strongly disagree. They contend that a humanly aggregated directory still appears to be a better way of information processing on the internet for such categories as education...

2011-06-16 13:15:00

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Five influential authors who have written books on aspects of information overload will come together in a "virtual literary salon" produced by IORG -- the Information Overload Research Group. The event takes place on June 27, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT. This is the first time that all five authors -- Dave Crenshaw (author of The Myth of Multitasking), Daniel Forrester (author of Consider), Maggie Jackson (author of Distracted), William...

2011-05-24 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Drowning in a sea of information? Now there's a book that chronicles our battle with Information Overload and offers ways to cope. Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous to Your Organization (John Wiley & Sons, May 31, 2011), by award winning author and researcher Jonathan Spira, tells how Information Overload has infiltrated the workplace and our daily lives, and offers tips and strategies on how to deal with the dizzying excess of...

2011-05-16 08:52:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Feintuch Communications (www.feintuchcommunications.com) has been tapped by award winning author, researcher and tech industry pundit Jonathan Spira to get the word out about his new book chronicling society's battle with Information Overload. Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous to Your Organization (John Wiley & Sons, May 31, 2011), tells how we arrived at Information Overload in the workplace and in our daily lives, and offers tips...

2010-10-21 08:05:00

STOCKHOLM, October 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Comintelli, a leading provider of Enterprise Information Access Software, announces that Basex, the world's foremost knowledge economy research and advisory firm, selected Comintelli as the recipient of a Basex Excellence Award. Comintelli was selected for Knowledge XChanger(TM) 6, a information portal solution that filters information enabling users to easily navigate and find what is relevant for them. The award was presented during the...

2009-08-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Five companies who have developed products or services that address the problem of Information Overload -- ClearContext, Microsoft, Nordic River, Xerox and Xobni -- have won Basex Excellence Awards. The "Baseys" will be presented today at the Information Overload Awareness Day Inaugural Event, being held on the Web. This year's awards recognize companies with industry-leading products or services that focus on the problem of Information Overload. "These...

2009-07-08 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Overload Awareness Day, a new workplace observance that calls attention to the problem of information overload and how it impacts both individuals and organizations, will take place on August 12, 2009. Information overload describes an excess of information that results in the loss of ability to make decisions, process information, and prioritize tasks. Organizations of all shapes and sizes have already been significantly impacted by it; the...

2009-04-22 11:13:00

New Service Recaptures Millions in Lost Time and Productivity NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A new service from Basex (www.basex.com) is helping companies pinpoint opportunities to reduce the amount of information overload and simultaneously reduce costs within their organizations. Information overload describes an excess of information that results in the loss of ability to make decisions, process information, and prioritize tasks. The Basex Information Overload Exposure Assessment...