Jinfo BlogResearch update - always be in beta, as an accidental technologist

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By Robin Neidorf

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Fast-moving companies use continuous improvement to fuel success and growth. For information teams, continuous improvement can be challenging and hard to prioritise. Learn new approaches in our "Insights and Actions" report.

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It's always in beta.

That's the philosophy of fast-moving companies. Releases of features every month or six weeks. Incremental updates. Sprint developments, with intense activity towards a short-term goal. Relatively quickly one improvement is made, one problem solved. And another. And another.

Our work as information experts needs to follow this same model.

Our current Research Focus, "The accidental technologist - where your expertise meets the new world", addresses the strain continuous improvement places on information teams.

Request our "Insights and Actions" report to learn:

  • The resilience you gain by adopting an "accidental technologist" mindset
  • How to prioritise technology in your strategic planning, without losing sight of core information skills
  • Tips on surmounting the learning curve of new technologies.

Request your free copy of the report now.

If you have a Jinfo Subscription, sign in to download it directly.

Whilst signed in, I recommend you check out the recording and published slide deck with notes from our recent webinar, "How technology evangelists help drive change". Our speakers, Steve Bynghall and Andy Tattersall, packed a treasure chest of practical tips and professional experience into this one.

We have two more webinars - "Hone your user efficiency with workflow tools" and "Continuous development to create the optimum technology environment" - plus a Community session on "Becoming an accidental technologist" still to come. Click any title to learn more and to register.

No Jinfo Subscription? Contact Claire Laybats to discuss your options for joining a session as a taster or getting other information to help you evaluate Jinfo.

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