Building a Better World with Our Information: The Future of by William Jones

By William Jones

own info administration (PIM) is the paintings of having issues performed in our lives via details. How will we - will we larger - deal with our details at domestic, in school, at paintings, at play and "@large" in a world neighborhood? How can we use info not just to understand but additionally to symbolize, speak and influence valuable swap on the earth round us?

In the learn of PIM, does the hunt for sensible equipment with sensible effect result in equipment which are "massive open on-line"? Can the traditional perform of storytelling support us larger to weave our fragmented details jointly? within the perform of PIM, how can our details most sensible function "near wisdom" - shut handy and, via our details instruments, serving in useful how you can expand the information that is "in the head"? If makes an attempt to multitask bring about useless, even risky, circumstances of activity switching and divided recognition, can higher PIM support us to achieve, in its place, possibilities for "multi-goaling" the place an analogous effort and time accomplishes not only one yet numerous goals?

These and different questions are addressed during this 3rd and ultimate publication to finish the sequence on "The way forward for own details Management".

Part 1, "Our details, continually and Forever", lined the basics of PIM after which explored the seismic shift, already good underway, in the direction of an international the place our details is usually to hand (thanks to our units) and "forever" at the web.

Part 2, "Transforming applied sciences to control Our Information", supplied a extra concentrated examine applied sciences for dealing with info. the outlet bankruptcy mentioned "natural interface" applied sciences of input/output to loose us from keyboard, display and mouse. Successive chapters then explored applied sciences to save lots of, seek and constitution our details. A concluding bankruptcy brought the prospect that we might even see dramatic savings within the "clerical tax" we pay as we paintings with our information.

Now partially three, "Building a greater global with Our Information", concentration shifts to the sensible current and to the close to destiny. half three is in 3 chapters:

• crew info administration and the social cloth in PIM. How can we protect and advertise our PIM practices as we engage with others at domestic, at paintings, at play and in wider, even worldwide, groups? (Chapter 10).

• Designing for PIM within the improvement of instruments and within the collection of teachable (learnable) "better practices" of PIM. (Chapter 11).

• to every people, our personal concludes with an exploration of the methods each one people, separately, can strengthen larger practices for the administration of our details in carrier of the lives we want to reside and in the direction of a greater international all of us needs to percentage. (Chapter 12).

Table of Contents: Preface / Acknowledgments / crew info administration and the Social cloth of PIM / PIM by way of layout / to every people, Our personal / References / writer Biography

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