Posts Tagged 'IORG'

Tips to Reduce Information Overload on Information Overload Day

Posted on October 18th, 2016 · Posted in Individual Solutions

October 18 is Information Overload Day, an awareness day promoted by the Information Overload Research Group since 2010 to raise awareness of Information Overload. This is a good opportunity to take a hard look at your email and communication practices, and make some decisions that will improve your state for the better in the coming year. There are two kinds of steps you can take: improving how you process your own email, and reducing the burden on your coworkers by making the email you send out more effective. To help you with this, here are some useful resources to consider:.. Read more

Join me at the Oct 20 Information Overload Awareness Day Webinar!

Posted on October 7th, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized

October 20 is Information Overload Awareness Day, and we’re holding an online event at 11 AM EST. Attendance is free but we ask that you register now at http://ioday2015.eventbrite.com. The Information Overload Awareness Day 2015 event, sponsored by the Information Overload Research Group, is a workplace observance, now in its eighth year, that calls attention to the problem of information overload and how it impacts both individuals and organizations. This year’s event includes a free 60-minute webinar at 11 a.m. EDT, with several information overload speakers, and is hosted by Jonathan Spira, IORG’s VP of Research. On the webinar’s agenda:.. Read more

Announcing Information Overload Day!

Posted on October 13th, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

Every year in October the Information Overload Research Group (IORG) promotes the observance of the worldwide Information Overload Day. This holiday may not cure the problem that is exacting a growing toll on the effectiveness and sanity of knowledge workers worldwide, but it is a way to give some reach to the message that something needs to be done about it! This year the day is Tuesday, Oct. 21, and I urge you to devote some time during that day to consider how you can reduce the overload you suffer and the one you create for others – and to.. Read more

“Overloaded 2014” Conference Coming Up! Will You Be There?

Posted on May 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

The Information Overload Research Group (IORG) will host Overloaded 2014, a one-day conference focusing on Information Overload, on June 7, 2014 in beautiful San Francisco. As in past years, this will be an intimate one-day gathering of thought leaders working together in the heart of San Francisco. We will hear interesting talks, create a lively dialog, and develop together new insight into the state of information overload and the latest solutions. The event will bring together academic researchers, solution developers, consultants, analysts and industry practitioners – crossing the boundaries between these domains has always been my favorite part of IORG’s.. Read more

Join us at IORG’s “Overloaded 2013” in San Francisco!

Posted on December 21st, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

The Information Overload Research Group (IORG) will host Overloaded 2013, a one-day conference focusing on Information Overload, on February 9, 2013 in beautiful San Francisco. Overloaded 2013 will revolve around a day-long and lively dialog amongst attendees, all focusing on addressing the costly problem of Information Overload. If you share our passion, we’d love your attendance in San Francisco on on Feb. 9, 2013.  We invite you to reserve your place by registering at http://overloaded2013.eventbrite.com/ . This event will follow the model that worked so well in the successful Overloaded 2012 gathering last year. We will have a couple of.. Read more

IORG announces Info Overload Resource Center!

Posted on July 25th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

The Information Overload Research Group has released today its Information Overload Resource Center. This is a crowd-sourced repository of articles and research related to Information Overload which is available at http://informationoverloadresources.com. You are invited help us build up this repository of IO links.  Go to the above URL, register and submit your share to this communal work in progress! We need links to articles and resources about Information Overload and related issues such as interruptions, multitasking, attention management, and similar information management challenges. We were guided by three principles in creating the resource center: Anyone may contribute pointers to relevant.. Read more

Overloaded 2012 proves a success – Wayda go, IORG!

Posted on February 27th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

The Information Overload Research Group’s Overloaded 2012 event in San Francisco was fully successful!  Two dozen information overload crusaders from a diversity of domains – academic, industry, consulting, analyst and the public sector – came together, exchanged research results, viewpoints and opinions, and formed friendships and plans for future cooperation. We heard two interesting keynotes: Prof. David Levy of  the University of Washington spoke about “Educating for Acceleration and Overload”, and Jonathan Spira, IORG’s VP of research and CEO of Basex, shared his new research results on Information Overload. This un-conference model – an informal meeting of like minds – .. Read more

Join us at IORG’s “Overloaded 2012” in San Francisco!

Posted on January 14th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

The Information Overload Research Group is organizing a private one-day gathering of people who are leading the battle against Information Overload from a diversity of domains such as business, academia, technology, journalism, psychology, and research.   If you share our passion, we’d love your attendance in San Francisco on Feb. 25, 2012. For more details, and registration information, go to http://bit.ly/Ag7kzK . See you there!

Happy Information Overload Awareness Day!

Posted on October 19th, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

Every year in October Basex, a New York based analyst company that is very active in the war on Info Overload, announces the observance of the worldwide Information Overload Awareness Day. This holiday, which is sponsored by our Information Overload Research Group, may not cure the problem that is exacting a growing toll on the effectiveness and sanity of knowledge workers worldwide, but it is a way to give some reach to the message that something needs to be done about it! This year the day is Thursday, Oct. 20, and I urge you to devote some time during that.. Read more

Audio recording of IORG “Literary Salon” webinar available for download

Posted on July 3rd, 2011 · Posted in Analysis and Opinion

The IORG “Literary Salon” online event last week was very interesting, with five authors of books about Information Overload comign together to discuss their books. A recording of the entire event is available for your enjoyment here. A summary by one of the attendees is available here. Enjoy!