Organizing information is one of the hardest things to get correct. I have been researching different PKMs (Personal Knowledge Management Systems). One of the problems that I and I am sure many of you face is while reading books
I generally read non-fiction books that have lots of tidbits of information, and when I read them they make sense to me and I can also possibly remember it, but most times an hour after I put down the book I have already forgotten about things. This seems like a problem that can be solved by having an effective secondary management and retrieval system.
One of the methods of note-taking that is gaining some traction with me is the Zettlekasten System. The video here outlines a good way to use the system