Check the article link below for a pro/con snapshot of a perennial email debate. FWIW my info-slob-ish ways have been improved lately by getting everything out of email – keeping my various inboxes empty on a daily basis – and sending any email messages I want to keep (along with snapshots of noteworthy Web pages, file annotations/links, etc.) into OneNote or Evernote.
Psychologists are right: Workers must organize and delete their e-mails—or risk cluttering their mental space. Pro or con?