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“Searching for information on the inter …

In Information industry on April 30, 2009 by Danielle Tagged: , , , , , ,

“Searching for information on the internet costs the UK economy the equivalent of about £6.2bn in time, according to a study by enterprise search specialist Simplexo.” This from a recent article in the Information World Review. The study blamed complex information and ineffective search functionality for the massive time costs.

They suggest that we are all searchers, and each individual cannot avoid searching for things. So instead of shouldering that burden, we need to influence information storage and search engine design.

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