The free workshop, “Digital Efficiency for Business Journalists – 36 Tips to Tame Info Overload,” was originally held at City University New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism on Oct. 13. This training was hosted by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) and preceded their Fall Conference.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- How to manage email by batching, filtering and practicing “Inbox Zero.”
- How to efficiently organize and back up documents.
- How to streamline social media.
- How to make the most of calendars, to-do lists and voicemail.
- How to stay sane amidst the flood of digital information.
Jeremy Caplan is the director of education for the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He is also a Ford Fellow in Entrepreneurial Journalism at the Poynter Institute.
Caplan was a Wiegers Fellow at Columbia Business School, where he completed his MBA, and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at the Columbia Journalism School, where he earned an M.S. in Journalism.
Take a look through the workshop session recording and resources below. At your own pace, you can walk through the self-guided lesson on the basics of digital efficiency and strategies for data management.
- Organize Your Digital Life - Agenda (PDF)
- Organize Your Digital Life - 9 Ways to Tame Info Overload (JPG)
- Organize Your Digital Life - 9 Buckets of Info (PDF)
- Organize Your Digital Life - 9 Ways to Back Up and Share (PDF)
- Organize Your Digital Life - 9 Tips for Email Efficiency (PDF)
- Photos from the workshop
In addition to contributing to Time Magazine on subjects ranging from business innovation to consumer technology, Jeremy Caplan writes for The Wall Street Journal’s Digits.