Is information overload hurting productivity?

The Sydney Morning Herald has This Article on information overload. Experts say information overload is a serious problem in many companies, adding to stress levels and resulting in a downturn in productivity (a report from Proudfoot Consulting last year found IT-related problems – such as information overload – were responsible for 8 per cent of lost time).

They outline seven skills all knowledge workers need to help counter the problem of information overload