Librarian vs. Archeologist January 30, 2012Posted by Jeff Fuchs in Lean Tools & Techniques.
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Michael Schrage, writing at the Harvard Business Review Blog, states that getting organized is mostly a waste of time. He states how IBM researchers who searched through e-mails found what they were looking for faster and more effectively than those who set up file folders to organize their information. Yet, at Timeback Management, Dan Markovitz explains that sometimes, not all information (like Etruscan pottery and carpet swatches) can be identified electronically. Mr. Markovitz contends different situations need different systems.