Quoted in ‘How To Keep Email From Driving You Crazy’ at InformationWeek

Quoted in ‘How To Keep Email From Driving You Crazy’ at InformationWeek

On the other hand, Daniel Rasmus, an expert on new ways for businesses to organize themselves (and often a speaker at UBM’s E2 conferences), counters that the evils of email are overblown. “We must all ask ourselves the question of value then: ‘Is managing e-mail really worthy of my time?’ I would propose that with today’s technology the issue is more about psychology than about managing the information,” he writes. In other words, spam filters have gotten good enough to filter out most of the outright crap, and much of what weighs down our inboxes, like newsletter subscriptions, we put there ourselves. “I can unsubscribe, I can write rules. But like many people, I choose to concentrate on creating value rather than mitigating a problem that is becoming less of a problem every day,” Rasmus says.

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Daniel W. Rasmus

Daniel W. Rasmus, Founder and Principal Analyst of Serious Insights, is an internationally recognized speaker on the future of work and education. He is the author of several books, including Listening to the Future and Management by Design.

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