A survey conducted by SLA and Dow Jones has confirmed what many information professionals suspected: that bad information is bad for business. The survey found that the dangers of unreliable information on the free web include making bad business decisions, missing opportunities, and wasting time double-checking facts.

You can see the press release and the report here: http://www.dowjones.com/pressroom/SMPRs/BadInfoSurvey1.html

Good ammunition for the next person who suggests that there’s no need for information professionals in the age of Google!

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