Information Overload

Insights from practitioners in Information Management

Information Overload - January 2016 - Plan for the Year

Shirley Cowcher - Thursday, January 14, 2016
Shirley Cowcher Don’t make New Year resolutions It’s the start of the New Year and I wonder if you’ve been asked what your New Year’s resolution is.  ..Read More →

Information Overload - Sept 2014 - Collaborate and be relevant

Shirley Cowcher - Monday, September 15, 2014
Shirley Cowcher Records management is just not valued I don’t often take time to contemplate my own, or my profession’s, relevance, but I have to admit that recently  ..Read More →

Information Overload - August 2014 - How does the Privacy Act connect with Information Management?

Shirley Cowcher - Tuesday, August 19, 2014
How does the Privacy Act connect with Information Management? Shirley Cowcher Introduction In the July 2014 edition of Information Overload I wrote about Directors’ ..Read More →

Information Overload - July 2014 - Information Management and Directors Responsibilities

Shirley Cowcher - Monday, July 21, 2014
What is the Directors responsibility to meet legislative obligations? Are your components supported by good information management? Shirley Cowcher July 2014 What do you know about ..Read More →

Information Overload - April 2014 - Information Management and the Philosophy of Dr Seuss

- Thursday, April 17, 2014
Information Management and the Philosophy of Dr Seuss Shirley Cowcher March 2014 I recently read an article in a Human Resources (HR) magazine that took several Dr Seuss quotes an ..Read More →

Issue 99 - Amalgamations, Mergers, Takeovers, Splits and Closures

- Thursday, August 29, 2013
Amalgamations, Mergers, Takeovers, Splits and Closures Shirley R Cowcher In this day and age of globalization and economic uncertainty those of us working in the information managemen ..Read More →

Issue 98 - Records and Information Management: The more things change

- Friday, May 17, 2013
I was reading an article written in 1998 by Piers Cain, Director of Research, Development & Education - International Records Management Trust; entitled “Effects of the Failur ..Read More →

Issue 97 - Information Literacy and professional curiosity

- Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Whenever you travel do you visit the local libraries and information centres? It can make for an interesting comparison of services. Let me explain... Whenever I travel to new place ..Read More →

Issue 96 - Information Literacy Part 3 - Solutions

- Tuesday, March 05, 2013
“How many languages can a child learn? As many as you can teach him” Jim Rohn As you know, we have been looking at the problems of information literacy and yes I was being ..Read More →

Issue 95 - Information Literacy Part 2

- Thursday, February 21, 2013
“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance” Derek Bok I've always taken being able to read and write for granted. And to be honest I can't remember a time when  ..Read More →