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!