Pankaj Taneja is the marketing dude at HyperOffice, a pioneer in cloud collaboration since 1998. Apart from others things, one of the missions of his life is to help people get over their email addiction.
Much of our email overload consists of newsletters we signed up for in eras gone by, unsolicited mails from sales people promising to change our lives for ever and ever, desperate pleas for help, promises to share inheritance or increase our “endowments,” and notifications from the umpteen social networks we are part of. And we revel in whining about it to no end.
But we business users have less of an excuse. Corporate filters are increasingly efficient in catching and incinerating email of the above kind. Yet we face email overload nonetheless. Research finds that the typical corporate worker sent and received close to 110 emails per day and we spend half of our work day dealing with this information barrage from email and other sources. So what does this bloated inbox consist of?
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