In July I learned about another corporate information centre that is closing down. And met with three others in the same industry that are adding staff, capabilities and projects.
What makes the difference between the teams that position themselves strategically and those that get sidelined? The variables we identified and explored in Jinfo's current Research Focus, "Benchmark information roles - optimise your structure" provide a number of ways to examine your own environment and how you can become more valued through looking at:
Benchmarking information services is never as easy as calculating FTEs against revenue or overall headcount. Our unique approach on this project enables you to decide which operational models are most like yours for benchmarking purposes. Then, from that decision, you can drill down into the factors that make up success for those models.
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You can't control everything in your environment; you can't predict which disruptions may affect your business in 18 months. But with our benchmarking research and our analysis of what the most successful information teams do, you can position yourself to be among those that are growing and thriving rather than those that are being absorbed into other parts of the business.
Robin Neidorf Director of Research
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Latest: No.551 24th September
Document the value chain, and transform the way you think about, manage and report on your product portfolio and your information service contributions to your organisation goals.
Focus on Value Chain
Director of Research Robin Neidorf describes the benefits of a Consulting Pilot on Value Chain, to tailor this process to your needs and environment:
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Consulting Pilot on Value Chain