The Attention Economy is peppered with anecdotal pull-outs and "overheard" comments--and though intriguing in a random-factoid and zippy-little-quote way, this sideline information doesn't always tie in well with the authors' points and often seems distracting. The book is well written, though, and the authors, both of whom work at the Accenture Institute for Strategic Change, take an informed and well-balanced look at what is perhaps our society's most priceless, ephemeral commodity. --S Ketchum --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
A book which is not only well paced and well written, but most importantly, has something to say which does not echo the 'me too' mantra of most recent management books. Read morePublished on Oct. 27 2002 by Amazon Customer
The war for eyeballs and attention can only grow fiercer over the next few years. In the Information Economy we all suffer from overload and the need to multitask through the day. Read morePublished on Sept. 25 2001 by Naomi Moneypenny
They could have written a repport with the material. It is good, has good insights, but far extensive than necessary.Published on Sept. 12 2001 by "augustorosauro"
This is a fascinating subject: ADD in the business world. Almost everyone continues to experience information overload. Read morePublished on Aug. 3 2001 by Robert Morris
I rank this book as easily one of the top 25 books on information fundamentals, and quite possibly in the top 10. Read morePublished on July 25 2001 by Robert David STEELE Vivas
This book contained a lot of preliminary material describing attention and providing one measurement technique developed at the author's workplace, Accenture. Read morePublished on June 20 2001 by "electricbob"
As a marketing executive, Davenport's and Beck's findings on how to get the attention of your customers is practical advice I now make use of in my marketing programs:... Read morePublished on June 12 2001
The idea of the book is great : let's look at information overload (to much supply) from the human side as "attention deficit" (not enough time and focus on every... Read morePublished on June 2 2001