Overcoming the Digital Information Overload


The ever-increasing use of digital communication tools has led to information overload in the workplace, which poses challenges for people every day. In this e⁠-⁠training course, you will learn how to control the flood of digital information by using personal information management skills. In addition, you will learn strategies for increasing your productivity, creativity, and ability to concentrate. Practical techniques and tricks will be introduced to demonstrate how to bring order to any overflowing inbox. Additionally, the e⁠-⁠training course will teach you how to scrutinize your personal use of digital communication tools more closely, as well as showing you methods for handling such tools in a balanced and healthy way.

What is a macrolearning?

Comprehensive soft skills training for in-depth personal development. Macrolearning is a classic elearning course with a completion time of approximately 50 minutes. As a particularly intensive form of digital development, macrolearning promotes soft skills and sharpens personal profiles. For a holistic learning journey, PINKTUM Macrolearnings can also be combined with suitable compact Microlearnings.


Target group

  • Employees with or without management responsibilities, who use many different media in their everyday work and process a wealth of information on a daily basis

Learning objectives

  • Understanding the adverse consequences of the digital information overload

  • Becoming familiar with the various strategies to reduce the digital information overload

  • Working efficiently despite the information overload

  • Keeping the ideal overview–with the right tools and tricks

  • Finding your digital balance


Managing your own time
Being reliable
Informing others
Managing stress

Authoring tool



Animated illustrative videos
Enacted scenes
Transfer tasks
Key messages
Knowledge Check
Interactive elements
Moderated video lectures
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