Sunday, 6th July 2008
During times of economic turbulence, information professionals are under particular pressure to show the value of their work. Veronica Kennard provides practical advice for weathering the storm by maintaining visibility, striving for cost efficiencies and, above all, by creative hard work.
In a downturn, management's eyes are focused on costs as revenues fall. Information professionals need to understand the changes in the business and what new areas are important to fee earners. It may be that different industry sectors or geographical regions are taking precedence. Information resources need to be available for the new focus.
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