Overload 101
By on April 28, 2011

Information has become the great leveler of society and business. In 2010, Information Overload cost the U.S. economy almost one trillion dollars. What is Information Overload costing your organization? Written by Jonathan Spira, one of …

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Jonathan Spira: How Work Has Changed
By on April 28, 2011
Jonathan Spira: How Work Has Changed

Jonathan Spira, author of Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous To Our Organization, discusses how and why the way we work has changed dramatically in the past few decades.
 
 
 

Jonathan B. Spira
By on April 28, 2011
Jonathan B. Spira

A noted author and expert in the field of Information Overload, Jonathan B. Spira is CEO and chief analyst of Basex, a research firm focusing on issues companies face as they navigate the knowledge economy.

Information Overload Strikes Again
By on April 20, 2011
Information Overload Strikes Again

This is the story of James, a manager who, thanks to the 500+ e-mail messages he gets each day, missed a key e-mail from an important customer.
 
 

Indexing the Web, One Book at a Time
By on March 10, 2011
Indexing the Web, One Book at a Time

If you have ever wondered how much work it is for Google to index the Web, try a simpler project, namely indexing a book.
Over the past few days, along with Basex analyst Cody Burke, I …

Information Overload Stories
By on February 23, 2011
Information Overload Stories

Overload!, my soon-to-be published book, won’t end on the last physical page.  Overload! Stories, the online component of the book, will continue its mission and will be a place where knowledge workers can share …

Search and the Quest for the Perfect Dishwasher
By on January 27, 2011
Search and the Quest for the Perfect Dishwasher

Even if a knowledge worker were to enter a perfectly-formed query into Google’s search box, there is still a high degree of probability that he would not find what he was looking for. While, …