Information Overload: An International Challenge for Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators

Information Overload: An International Challenge for Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators


A special approach to details overload, combining idea and useful solutions

Written and edited by means of a world crew of specialists from academia and undefined, Information Overload truly hyperlinks educational conception to real-world perform, supplying a very international and interdisciplinary therapy of this crucial topic.

Emphasizing the position of engineers and technical communicators, the ebook discusses the basis reasons and prices of data overload inside of businesses and introduces concepts and confirmed concepts for lowering info overload and minimizing its damaging effect. It deals a theoretical framework and concepts for destiny examine, and contours exact bankruptcy 'insight containers' that recount assorted methods to difficulties from a number of multinational corporations.

Information Overload:

  • Focuses on key definitions and demanding situations of knowledge overload for either communicators and organizations
  • Details numerous technical and human-centered options for addressing the deluge of data
  • Presents potent options attempted at IBM, Xerox, and Harris Corporation
  • Examines the consequences of tradition in addition to that of colour, visible shape, textual content, and end-user documentation
  • Offers an engineering point of view at the applied sciences on hand for facing info overload

Information Overload additionally serves as a major survival guide for researchers in academia, training engineers, technical communicators, and bosses and pros in any respect degrees of revenue and nonprofit organizations.

Show sample text content

Download sample