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Jinfo Newsletter No.538

Jinfo Newsletter 538

5th March

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Robin NeidorfIf you've ever...

  • Struggled to prioritise or make time for strategy
  • Made strategic plans, which were left mostly unactivated
  • Been confused by the resistance to 'process changes' that the whole team agreed upon...

...then you need to get the full test of this insight:

"It's the daily actions and continuous improvement that make your vision a reality."

This is the final insight of the Research Focus, "The Information Centre of Excellence - commercial, consultative, collaborative".

This insight speaks to Jinfo's recognition that strategy and optimisation are two sides of the same coin, and together they form the foundation of an Information Centre of Excellence.

If you want to act on this insight, Jinfo has options:

Or talk with us about your specific needs - we can design projects to help you close the gap between your vision and your day-to-day reality, whether for one area of your service or across all operations. Start the conversation today.

Robin Neidorf
Director of Research and Head of Consulting

Challenges, pressures and opportunities for information centres
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Take 15 minutes to complete our survey on pressures relating to:

  • Visibility of your services and value
  • Managing the licensing economy
  • Juggling budgets
  • Keeping up with changes in technology.

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Our latest research-based, practical resources support the following roles:

Content purchasing


Information strategy


Optimising your information service


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Research Focus

Read about the Research Focus: The Information Centre of Excellence - commercial, consultative, collaborative"The Information Centre of Excellence - commercial, consultative, collaborative"
Our Research Focus for January to March

Jinfo's flexible model of the Information Centre of Excellence provides a framework for any information team - any size, industry, or range of services - to operate nimbly in our changing world.

Learn more and get the insights »

Insights and Actions report:

Upcoming events in this Research Focus:

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  • Saves time by using our original research and practical resources
  • Gives you the tools to define, communicate and measure information value
  • Helps you reinvent your information service through insight into what the best companies do.

Benefits and pricing »

Jinfo Blog


  • Insight 3 from Research Focus - Don't just dream it; DO it on 2nd March
    Continuous improvement is paramount to becoming an Information Centre of Excellence and this means constantly reviewing key areas of your operations to remain relevant. Find out how Jinfo can help you implement the changes necessary to develop new capabilities for the future and how this year's trends may affect you.

  • Research update - master the practical side of strategy on 20th February
    Find out how to make strategy more practical by bridging the gap between ideas and daily operations.

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