Gary Berg-Cross replied to the topic Among the barriers to the advance of social media how important is “Information overload” in the forum Smarter, Better, Open Government 9 years, 9 months ago
The NextGov site has a recent article on the Data Deluge (By Carolyn Duffy Marsan 08/23/2010)
It starts this way:
“The federal government is awash in data. And it’s expanding at rates faster than chief information officers can count. No one knows exactly how much information agencies have stored in their far-flung databases, but experts say it’s a lot. Consider this: By 2015, the world will generate the equivalent of almost 93 million Libraries of Congress–in just one year, according to Cisco’s Internet Business Solutions Group.”… See
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