Information Overload

Insights from practitioners in Information Management

Issue 74 - Employment Issue

- Thursday, March 05, 2009
Welcome to this month’s edition of IEA’s e-zine “Information Overload”. This month we will be looking at what to think about when you find yourself looking for work.  ..Read More →

Issue 73 - Training: Return on Investment

- Tuesday, January 27, 2009
The global economic situation has caused many organisations to close and even more organisations to cut back on personnel in a bid to stay afloat. Whilst it could be argued, most companies c ..Read More →

Issue 72 - Defrauding your organisation

- Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Welcome to the December edition of Information Overload. As this is the last edition of the year, we would like to take this opportunity to let you know that the offices are closed between T ..Read More →

Issue 71 - Covering Letters

- Tuesday, December 02, 2008
The end of 2008 is almost here. Did you manage to get everything done and completed you said you wanted to do and complete this year? Personally and /or professionally speaking? Or are you h ..Read More →

Issue 70 - Websites

- Tuesday, October 07, 2008
The Internet has become one of the major business and social interaction tools in use today. With the internet anyone and everyone can be a publisher and probably has. But we are not going t ..Read More →

Issue 69 - What value your corporate library

- Thursday, September 04, 2008
As an information professional I have been asked many times to justify the existence of the Information Centre or Library where I have worked. Management wanted to know why they should c ..Read More →

Issue 68 - Vital Records

- Thursday, July 31, 2008
Over the last couple of weeks I have been unfortunate enough to lose an external backup hard drive and then a few days ago the hard drive on my laptop decided to die. Thankfully I had manage ..Read More →

Issue 67 - Digital Shadows

- Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Previous editions of Information overload has touched on the subject of our digital selves, that is, information that is stored on a variety of electronic devices as well as information that ..Read More →

Issue 66 - Stealing our history

- Thursday, March 27, 2008
Ethics. Working in the fields of Information and Records (in all its varieties and forms) Management, we are in a unique position. We have the capability of learning a great deal about the o ..Read More →

Issue 65 - Web 2.0

- Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Unless you have been residing at the bottom of a pond over the last couple of years, you will have heard of, and may even have participated in the world of web logs. While we have discussed  ..Read More →