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"The accidental technologist - where your expertise meets the new world"Our Research Focus for January to March
Whether the challenge is around data analytics, authentication, intranet optimisation or digital rights management, today's information professionals need to be technology-savvy in order to be good advisors and partners on information-related projects.
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