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Keeping Found Things Found: The Study and Practice of Personal Information Management by William Jones

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Chapter One A study and a practice

Keeping found information found is an essential challenge of personal information management or PIM. More generally, PIM is about taking charge of the information in our lives. Are we managing our information, or is it managing us? Can we weave an informational fabric that has a strength, utility, and beauty that is far greater than a simple jumble of its component threads? Better PIM starts by asking the right questions. Better PIM means that each of us becomes a student of our practice of PIM.

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