Filing Systems – Part 2: Filing for Retrievability

As we discussed in Part 1 of this Filing series, individuals with the most modest means can now afford to buy and maintain the storage to hold an overwhelming amount of information. This is both a blessing and a curse. The blessing is we are able to store enormous amounts of information. However, storing huge […]

Filing Systems – Part 1: The History of Filing Systems

The History of Filing Systems A filing system is one of the first and most fundamental systems a company should establish. Filing systems are not new; they have been around for millennia. Throughout the history of filing systems, the scribes and librarians always faced two decisions: (1) on which medium to collect or record the information; […]

The Remarkable Properties of Information

Serving as the foundation for all thought and communication, information is everywhere. Information creates a flowing connection between everything and everyone. Information is in constant motion with every thought we have, every word we speak, read, write and exchange. We can say information is a description, expression or explanation for literally anything and everything in […]