Remember when the encyclopedias on your living room shelf held the answers to everything?
Now we have Wikipedia, the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia as accurate as those volumes on the shelf.
We have the Internet with websites for everything under the sun -- not to mention the 2,000,000 million blog posts per day (and then there are all of the infographics, ebooks, pins on Pinterest, videos on YouTube, Facebook updates, Instagram, and someone probably invented a new something as I typed this).
In the office, we have crucial business information spread throughout our offices in paper files stored in filing cabinets or lost on a co-worker’s desk somewhere, in email, in shared drives, in online storage (Dropbox, GoogleDrive), and (if we’re smart) in document management repositories.
I could cite stats for months, but you get the point, information is everywhere and we are drowning in it.
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