• Barbara Etzel
  • Peter Thomas


In the previous chapters we have looked at:
  • the problems of the information age;

  • the concept of information overload;

  • information, why it is important and how it is used;

  • personal information management products;

  • developing and maintaining a PIM strategy;

  • computers and your PIM strategy.

In this chapter we will look some of the ways that you can ensure that you continue to manage your personal information effectively, even in the face of problems you might encounter.


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  • Peter Thomas

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