Bersin & Associates Research Survey Shows Costs of Time Searching for Information Can Exceed $50,000 Annually for Each Executive

Books24x7, a subsidiary of SkillSoft PLC and the developer of online Referenceware for IT, business, engineering, financial and government professionals, today announced the availability of a new research report, "How Executives Stay Informed: A Study of Resources Used and Time Spent Locating Critical Business Information." The study, written by Bersin & Associates, finds that most senior-level executives spend hours each week searching the Internet in frustration for business-related information that will help them stay informed and current. The largest group of respondents, 37 percent, reported spending four or more hours each week searching for information; 36 percent, two to four hours each week on information searches.

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