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It's August, which means summer is on the wane here in the Northern Hemisphere and the humidity levels are topped only by the percentage of emails that come back as "out of office".
If you're at your desk, it's time to get ready for the busy period ahead - the end of the calendar year. (And if you're reading this on your phone while on holiday... please leave it in your inbox until you're back!)
Two meaningful steps you can take right now to prepare for the autumn are to examine your training calendar and to get a clear view of where you stand against industry benchmarks for your operation. Jinfo consultants can help you with both.
Round out your training calendar
Support your team with tailored workshops on:
Claire Laybats can help you decide what fits your needs and add workshops to your next budget or Jinfo Subscription order.
Get a clear view of where you stand
Join an upcoming Community session based on our Research Focus, "Benchmarking information roles - Jinfo models of excellence". Discuss structure, operations, customer base and capacity with other information managers in your sector:
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Exciting things coming
At Jinfo, we're also ready for a busy autumn, and we're excited to share with you soon:
It's a fast-moving world, and we're always looking for inspiration. If you have a great idea for improving Jinfo, let us know.
Director of Research and Head of Consulting
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"Benchmark information roles - Jinfo models of excellence"Our Research Focus for July to September
This Research Focus presents research and information on other information services in order to compare against your peers.
We examine three facets: structure and operations, tools and technologies, and measures of value.
Use our research, models and resources to bring best practice to your information centre or further develop it.
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