Posted on: Thursday, May 14th, 2009
Posted in: Unplugging, Blog | Leave a comment

Isn’t the internet great?  Isn’t it cool having Blackberries and iPhones and being able to get any and/or all information anywhere and everywhere all the time? 

Maybe.  But at a cost.  Never mind the loss of free time and thought and spirit. 

$900 billion.  Annual cost to the U.S. economy – in lower productivity and throttled innovation  — in organizations of all shapes and sizes caused by information overload.

According to the research, the REAL cost is even more outrageous:  Nearly a trillion dollars! 

‘Nuff said. 

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