Information Overload

Insights from practitioners in Information Management

Issue 94 - Information Literacy Part 1 - All I want for Christmas

- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Mark Twain said “the man who doesn’t read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” I know I am preaching to the converted here, when I s ..Read More →

Issue 93 - Protecting your professional reputation

- Friday, June 01, 2012
“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. Jeff Bezos (1964 - ) Last month we discussed the importance of cr ..Read More →

Issue 92 - Creating a Good User Experience

- Monday, April 23, 2012
Creating a good user experience: User experience is more than customer service. It’s not that customer service isn’t important, it is. User experience is “everythin ..Read More →

Issue 91 - March 2012 - Looking at Censorship

- Thursday, March 15, 2012
I have to admit to being a little dismayed by the news that Paypal (at the insistence of the credit card companies and banks that process payments) has asked e-book publisher and distributio ..Read More →

Issue 90 - Multi-Jurisdictional Retention Schedules: A Case Study

- Monday, February 20, 2012
Multi-Jurisdictional Retention Schedules: A Case Study Shirley R Cowcher AALIA, MRMA, MACS CT, APRCSA In these times of globalization and with an emphasis on compliance and corporat ..Read More →

Issue 89 - Is it worth the risk?

- Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Last week, Shirley Cowcher, Director of Information Enterprises Australia was asked to present a paper on Record Keeping Risks and Responsibilities. It generated a lot of discussion so I ..Read More →

Issue 88 - Your Professional Legacy

- Wednesday, October 19, 2011
“Stay hungry, stay foolish” Steve Jobs Or "how to live before you die" When he was 17, Steve Jobs read a quote that went something like: "If you live each day as i ..Read More →

Issue 87 - The Census and Personal Records

- Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Are you interested in family history research? A lot of people are it seems, and the reasons are many. From determining which genetic line we inherited our medical conditions from, to wo ..Read More →

Issue 86 - Productivity and Placement

- Friday, May 20, 2011
In this issue we will look at: Productivity: Are we doing enough? Getting people up to speed How does noise impact on your working day / Multi-tasking vs. Individual Task Prioritie ..Read More →

Issue 85 - The Digital Bandwagon

- Thursday, February 10, 2011
Following on from last month’s edition “more questions than answers” I would like to first say thank you to those people who have added to the debate. I would also ..Read More →