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The second part of our analysis of our survey results on what the data landscape looks like in today's organisations explores the evolving roles of information teams and what changes we can expect to see in the future.
Jinfo has been researching the place of information professionals in the world of data for several years now. For our Research Focus on FAIR Data we conducted a survey to gauge current data-related needs and expertise amongst information teams. In part one of a three-part analysis of these needs, we provide an overview on the industries, team sizes, and responsibilities of information teams represented by 124 respondents.
Information professionals within the pharma industry will no doubt be aware of the prominence of artificial intelligence and machine learning in 2020, but what other trends look set to shake the industry up this year? This article takes a look at what we can expect, including advances involving the Internet of Things and advanced analytics amongst others, and explores some of the data protection regulations worldwide.
The increasing prevalence of digital discovery of information highlights how important data is to organisations and information professionals need to be able to keep ahead of this fast-changing world. This article looks at some of the top business intelligence trends for this year such as data discovery and real-time analytics. It also covers augmented data and analytics and the Internet of Things and looks at how information professionals can ensure they're keeping up.
The impact of the FAIR Data Principles is spreading beyond the world of scientific research with many other organisations, including commercial companies, looking at how they can incorporate the principles into their research and data policies and practices. Jinfo interviewed Dr Dumontier, a leading Canadian biomedical researcher, to find out what inspired his interest in FAIR data, how the principles can be used within an organisation and the benefits of doing so, and how applicable the FAIR Data Principles are beyond medical and scientific research.
A product in the portfolio from the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), RightFind Business Intelligence is aimed at library content managers, providing them with analytical tools to generate insights on content usage and spending, and budgeting tools to turn those insights into data-driven content investment plans. This mini review looks at the company and product and finds out who uses it and how it's used as well as looking at the competitive environment.
RightFind Navigate is a new product in the portfolio of the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) which promises to break down information and data silos within organisations, enabling a more effective generation of insights through personalised user views and by revealing undiscovered connections across different information assets. This mini review looks at the company and product and finds out who uses it and how it's used as well as exploring the competitive environment.
For information managers, there's a whole world of content out there, coming from sources such as aggregators, vendors and open datasets. Keeping on top of content licensing is a constant concern, but here Jinfo guides you through the key issues, challenges and how the market is maturing.
Information professionals are constantly asking how value can be measured but when it comes to licensing external data, this can become an even more arduous task. This article looks at how you can develop data-driven approaches to measuring value and return on investment.
The final part of our product review of HBR SpendConnect, a software-enabled service that enriches and solves critical data challenges for clients in the legal industry, focuses on the value provided by the product, along with the help and training on offer, the competitive landscape, which includes the likes of Thomson Reuters' Elite Enterprise and Aderant for spend analytics and budget reporting and Coupa, Proactis, and GEP purchasing and contract management. We also look at product development plans and pricing options.
Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3304
In the third part of our product review of HBR SpendConnect, a software-enabled service that enriches and solves critical data challenges for clients in the legal industry, we explore the technology used within the platform and how users are able to navigate it. We'll take a close look at usage data, reports, contracts, spend analysis and how administrators can manage access to the product.
In the second part of our product review of HBR SpendConnect, a software enabled service that enriches and solves critical data challenges for clients in the legal industry, we focus on the product's content and how it helps clients identify and update parent company relationships. We also look at the contract management module which lets you add new contracts into the system.
HBR SpendConnect provides sophisticated, consumable analytics to law firms. It is a software-enabled service that enriches and solves critical data challenges for clients in the legal industry and in the first part of our product review we take a closer look at the company and product, along with its key advantages and value and future development of the product.
This article looks at how to apply continuous improvement in the context of managing an information service and covers some of the foundations that need to be in place to deliver sustained improvement as well as some considerations to make it all happen.
In the final part of our series of articles on the characteristics of the Information Centre of Excellence and how information managers manifest these characteristics, we take a look at operations and how it needs to be grounded in continuous improvement.
In the third of a series of articles on the characteristics of the Information Centre of Excellence and how information managers manifest these characteristics, we look at how teams cultivate commercial awareness.
In the first part of a series of articles on the characteristics of the Information Centre of Excellence, we interviewed seven information managers to better understand how they and their teams manifest these characteristics. This second article looks at the six characteristics needed to hire, develop and cultivate in an Information Centre of Excellence.
Jinfo recently spoke to the heads of seven information services in order to better understand what contributes to an Information Centre of Excellence, using our model as an example. We asked them to map their current services to the model and self-assess their departments with regard to the key characteristics of a successful Information Centre of Excellence. In this first part of our four-part article, we look at some of the results of this, including the several themes that emerged in relation to how the teams set information strategy.
Information professionals are in a unique position to be able to identify and manage business risks within an organisation and this article looks at the top four information-related risks that business leaders are not always aware of and shows how proper management of them can maximise the business opportunity.
Globalisation has produced a more interconnected world but this has also meant information teams are often having to work longer hours with fewer resources. Jinfo has spoken to senior information managers at a range of organisations about how they are navigating these challenges to create a more collaborative and motivated work environment. In this article, we focus on the variables needed to create a successful global team, what tools can be used and how to improve over time.
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