Actionable Filtering Themes in Executive Information Systems for Managing Information Overload
Executives are subjected to relentless onslaught of information. Many strategies have been suggested in the past to negotiate the torrents of information flows confronting executives. This paper recommends modifying the structure of information flows reaching the executives as an effective strategy to manage information overload. Such a strategy will enhance the actionability of the decisions taken by the executives who use information inflows as inputs to such decision making. Autonomous software agents can be used for the purpose of building more effective information inflow structures.