Tag Archive for: information work

Multitask Less and Achieve More

Does it sometimes feel like you're working a lot, yet you can't get anything done? Don't worry, you most certainly are not alone. I also used to suffer from a sickness I like to call serious multitasking. It's quite closely related to the lack of concentration, idling and running aimlessly. I've come to the conclusion that serious multitasking seems to be on the increase, because for one information worker there simply are too many things to do and follow simultaneously.

Information Worker Has a Lot to Learn But Never Enough Time

It's impossible to separate learning from work in today's world. Studying isn't anymore a strictly defined part of life, which precedes working life. Especially in information work, executing tasks successfully requires constant learning and adoption of new things, because the problems at hand seldom are similar in content or even by nature.

Henry Ford Management Style Doesn’t Work in Information Work

I had a chance to talk about managing collaboration on Thursday 30th May at “Information Worker Productivity day”. I presented a seven step model of successful collaboration management from information systems point of view (check the SlideShare presentation below). I want to highlight one of the themes discussed with the audience after the presentation. How to maximize the business benefits of enterprise social features?