If I could wave a wand and grant the wishes of every information manager out there, this would be the thing I would most often bestow:
Time to think.
When we designed the resources in the current Focus on Risk Assessment, we aimed for "less is more". We also took into account the fact that everyone absorbs information differently.
From that page you'll find:
Following the recent Community session, Assessing risks of staff and services - What's strategic? What's healthy? participating information managers came away with practical next steps and, in the words of one participant, "... ideas to proudly steal from peers ..." on risks associated with service quality and managing their teams.
None of them had found the time (yet) to complete the worksheets. But the session offered that most valuable of commodities: time to think. And that was enough to move them forward.
Sound appealing? Register for the next Community session, scheduled for 18th June (available through your Jinfo Subscription):
We are operating through a strange period of time.
Taking the time to think, and to exchange ideas about our unique niche of the business world with others who understand the specific challenges of business information, might be the most important thing you do to support your organisation, now and into the future.
Director of Research and Head of Consulting
"Holistic content portfolio management" - manage from value, not cost.
If you've got your eye on next year's budget request, now is the time to start the Jinfo Consulting workshop, Holistic content portfolio management.
You'll work with a Jinfo analyst to define "value" for your portfolio, then measure, communicate and negotiate on that basis.
Learn more and enquire today »
Our latest research-based, practical resources support the following roles:
Optimising your information service
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Our current Focus is "Remote Teams"
Newly remote? Jinfo's Focus on Remote Teams curates for you our research-based resources to enable your team to work just as effectively - or even more so. Get started on Focus page now.
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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.
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Risk assessment to gauge the ability of your services, team, portfolio and overall value to withstand stress is a required process for a healthy information department.