We're all familiar with the idea of information glut, but quantifying the problem is another matter. A new and interesting study from Accenture helps explain the degree of this phenomenon, along with the parallel problems of wrong or inaccessible information. The study, released last week, sampled 1,009 managers in the U.S. and U.K. and includes the following highlights:- Users say information on competitors is easier to find than information about other parts of their own organization.

- Managers spend up to two hours a day searching for information, and more than half of what they find is of no value to them.

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