Robin Neidorf Research update - From DIY to hands-on assistance - Jinfo delivers impact
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By Robin Neidorf


If you're short on time, Jinfo has a wide range of useful resources available to help you define your vision, analyse the gaps between current reality and desired future state, and create the improvements that close those gaps.


Our purpose could be summed up as "Jinfo enables you to realise your own vision as an Information Centre of Excellence."

Use our resources to define your vision, analyse the gaps between current reality and desired future state, and create the improvements that close those gaps.

Short on time? Here's my list of shortcuts to help you get to that result:

  • Alignment with the Information Centre of Excellence model: use this article to orient yourself within our model, and compare your real-world challenges and strengths with those of the seven information managers we interviewed. Time: 8 minutes to read.

  • Jinfo model – "known fors": this report walks you (and your team) through discussion to define your "known fors" – the aspirational vocabulary you want others in your organisation to use when they describe you. One team we worked with added "Better than Google!" to their aspirational "known fors" – what will you aspire to? Time: 45 minutes in a team meeting.

  • Commercial awareness as part of strategy: even if you missed this webinar, you can catch the recording by signing in on the description page. Learn from industry expert, Barbara Hirsh, on what this toughest-of-characteristics means for information teams and how to develop it. Time: 60 minutes to listen to recording.

  • Construct your roadmap to an Information Centre of Excellence: this Jinfo Consulting workshop, tailored to your specific needs, brings our analyst into your department to walk you through and provide detailed feedback and guidance on crafting your unique roadmap. Time: 90 days, workshop delivery through three web-based sessions.

Articles, reports, webinars and Community sessions are all included with your Jinfo Subscription. Jinfo Consulting workshops are fee-based projects designed to be cost-effective and value-driven. Start the conversation, and we'll design the package that turns your vision of a Centre of Excellence into reality. Whether you prefer DIY or hands-on assistance, Jinfo gets you to the result you need.

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