Optimizing Personal Information Management: Your Guide to Never Searching Twice

by Tommy van Schaik

This course will teach you the best practices in personal information management to enable you to significantly increase your productivity by becoming more organized and spending less time searching for information.

What you'll learn

In the modern workplace, your single scarcest resource is time. Finding the right documentation and information to help you make decisions can be a huge time-burden for knowledge workers. In this course, Optimizing Personal Information Management: Your Guide to Never Searching Twice, you will learn the best-of-breed techniques to make sure you store and retrieve information in the best manner possible. First, you will discover the importance of good personal information management. Then, you will explore common techniques for personal information management. Lastly, you will learn how to tailor different personal information management techniques to fit your individual situation. After taking this course, you will be able to tailor the best-of-breed personal information management techniques to make sure you spend less time on finding information and more time on value-adding activities.

About the author

Born and raised in the Netherlands, Tommy van Schaik found out early that his natural habitat was between business and IT. After getting his bachelor's and master's in Business & IT, he decided to join the Dutch Air Force as a Communications Systems Officer. During his last tour in the United States, he found his love for agile transitions and dealing with development teams. He quickly transitioned to the Civilian world to do what he loves best: helping organizations transition to future-proof s... more

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