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[ NNSquad ] IBM study suggests sorting email into folders is a waste of time

IBM study suggests sorting email into folders is a waste of time

http://j.mp/qFZMdQ  (BoxFreeIT)

    "If you file your emails into folders in your email program you're
     wasting your time, according to a study by IBM Research. The 345-user
     study found that people who used the search function in their email
     program could find relevant emails as easily as those who had
     categorised each email into folders."

Am I wasting my time organizing email? 
A study of email refinding:

http://j.mp/nd6WSJ  (Full Study / UCSC / [PDF])

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At last!  A valid excuse to further delay sorting my inbox from hell!

Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com 
Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
Blog: http://lauren.vortex.com 
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurenweinstein 
Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800 / Skype: vortex.com