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dr. ir. Guus Pijpers

dr. ir. Guus Pijpers

Founder and Managing Director of Acuerdis
Languages : English, Dutch

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  • ICT & New Media
  • Innovation & Creativity
    • Innovation
  • Management
    • Knowledge Management
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Employability

  • Lecture
  • Subjects

  • Smarter working and living
  • Managers and their information behavior
  • Use your brains better
  • The New Way To Work
  • A little too much information
  • Productivity of the information worker

Guus Pijpers is founder and Managing Director of Acuerdis, providing management consultancy services to global and local enterprises. Next to guiding information strategy and aligning IT with business goals, he is also closely involved in improving the information behavior of executives. He has advanced knowledge and expertise in the practical use of information at senior executive level. His research activities and publications on information behavior have been widely recognized as

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Guus Pijpers is founder and Managing Director of Acuerdis, providing management consultancy services to global and local enterprises. Next to guiding information strategy and aligning IT with business goals, he is also closely involved in improving the information behavior of executives. He has advanced knowledge and expertise in the practical use of information at senior executive level. His research activities and publications on information behavior have been widely recognized as leading in the field. Previously Guus Pijpers worked as Chief Information Officer at Philips Electronics, responsible for delivering business value with information and knowledge management. As Corporate Information Manager at Akzo Nobel he was responsible for governing the company's IT policy. He also worked for KPMG as Management Consultant and Internal / IT Auditor. Guus Pijpers is author of several books and a large number of articles, published in renowned journals and magazines. He is also an acclaimed speaker at international management conferences and seminars. He is teaching about information behavior at postgraduate courses and Executive MBA institutions. His over twenty-five years consulting experiences include work for many renowned companies in Europe and North America. Dr. ir. Guus Pijpers received his Ph.D. in Management Science and Computer Science from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. He holds a Master's Degree in Management Science and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the Open University of the Netherlands. Guus Pijpers also holds a teaching degree in Computer Science. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and is a certified IT-auditor. He has gained an Executive MBA at Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, West-Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He also received an Executive MBA of TiasNimbas Business School, Tilburg, the Netherlands. Guus Pijpers is Associate Professor of Information Behavior at TiasNimbas Business School, Tilburg, the Netherlands. He is Academic Advisor at the Institute for Innovation & Information Productivity, San Francisco, USA. He is Senior Associate at the Management Center Europe. He is also member of the Editorial Board of 'Tijdschrift voor Informatie en Management' (Dutch Magazine for Information and Management). The magazine is targeted at CIOs and other C-level executives.

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Cover van Information Overload

Information Overload

A system for better managing everyday data

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World-class guidance on using information to achieve better performance
Examining the characteristics of information and the latest findings in cognitive science, this book shows how the mind works, how it can be used to think optimally about your business, and how to improve business performance with better information management practices.

  • Provides the process and tools necessary to identify this information and how to remember it, and how to better use the people around you to obtain the best information
  • Reveals how to handle all of the hundreds of pieces of information received daily
  • Provides case studies as well as checklists that show managers how to implement the methodology presented in the book

Innovative and ahead of its time, this book helps you take control of all the information that enters your life, get better informed, and have more time for the important issues you face within your business.