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Peer-to-peer discussion: There's no better way to sharpen your thinking and change your perspective

Jinfo Community sessions provide a confidential, research-based, facilitated forum for discussion with your peers on critical issues in information management and strategy.

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Photo of in-person Community sessionIn-person and teleconference sessions, scheduled every month, provide:

  • Unique environment for interaction with experienced information professionals
  • Activities, worksheets and practical ideas you can implement immediately
  • Exchange of ideas with a focus on what works
  • A network of professionals you can turn to for further ideas and support.

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More details about report State of the industry, 2017 (In-Person) State of the industry, 2017 (In-Person)
16th March 2017
@ New York (Financial District)

Join your peers in a discussion about Jinfo's research-based perspectives on the key challenges of 2017 and get a preview of our research agenda for the year. Topics include: The "data first" world and how to activate information expertise in response Shifting from transactional...

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More details about report Tracking your organisation's journey to information literacy Tracking your organisation's journey to information literacy
[Research Focus: Developing an information-savvy workforce through strategic alignments]
15th March 2017
@ Online teleconference

"You can't manage what you can't measure." So said Peter Drucker. For information literacy, we are still a long way from being able to talk about standards or best practice for what measurement may look like. However, this doesn't mean that you can't embed key indicators within your projects to...

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More details about report State of the industry, 2017 (In-Person) State of the industry, 2017 (In-Person)
10th Jan, 20th Jan, 2nd Feb, 6th Feb 2017
@ Washington, Chicago, London, Amsterdam

Join your peers in a discussion about Jinfo's research-based perspectives on the key challenges of 2017 and get a preview of our research agenda for the year. Topics include: The "data first" world and how to activate information expertise in response Shifting from transactional...

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More details about report Creating the roadmap towards information literacy Creating the roadmap towards information literacy
[Research Focus: Developing an information-savvy workforce through strategic alignments]
18th January 2017
@ Online teleconference

Information literacy is a key skill for today's knowledge workers, as the tools of the trade are increasingly being put into their hands. However, organisations are struggling to successfully progress their employees' capabilities. For information teams, the impact of this skills gap can...

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More details about report State of the industry, 2017 State of the industry, 2017
16th January 2017
@ Online teleconference

Get your new year off to a flying start... join your peers in a discussion about Jinfo's research-based perspectives on the key challenges of 2017 and get a preview of our research agenda for the year. Topics include: The "data first" world and how to activate information expertise...

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More details about report Staking your claim - the role of information services within data analytics Staking your claim - the role of information services within data analytics
[Research Focus: Data analytics - ready your information service]
16th or 17th November 2016
@ Online teleconference

Jinfo's research and work with customers has found that information services have an opportunity to play a uniquely strategic role within data analytics, based on their wealth of experience and expertise. But just what are your team's particular strengths that will prepare them for this new...

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More details about report Together buyers and sellers face up to data analytics Together buyers and sellers face up to data analytics
[Research Focus: Data analytics - ready your information service]
25th October 2016
@ Online teleconference

The emergent world of data analytics is fraught with complexity, and the various players are starting to work out the rules of the game. Organisations are seeking to treat data and datasets as technology-neutral, wanting to reuse data in different ways and on different platforms. Users are...

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More details about report Together buyers and sellers face up to data analytics (In-Person) Together buyers and sellers face up to data analytics (In-Person)
[Research Focus: Data analytics - ready your information service]
26th September (New York) or 17th October 2016 (London)
@ New York or London (details TBC)

The emergent world of data analytics is fraught with complexity, and the various players are starting to work out the rules of the game. Organisations are seeking to treat data and datasets as technology-neutral, wanting to reuse data in different ways and on different platforms. Users are...

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More details about report Skills Crossover for Current Awareness and Data Analytics Skills Crossover for Current Awareness and Data Analytics
[Research Focus: Content and Technology for Current Awareness]
21st September 2016
@ Online teleconference

One of the key findings from a previous Community session,"The Information Team with the 'Right Stuff'", was the need for information professionals to transpose their current skills to new contexts. Not only will this help them remain employable over time, it will also ensure their value and...

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More details about report Elements of a Current Awareness Needs Assessment Elements of a Current Awareness Needs Assessment
[Research Focus: Content and Technology for Current Awareness]
12th or 14th July 2016
@ Online teleconference

Just where do you begin when looking at the current awareness needs of your organisation? Do you start with your budget? Your users? Your own needs? Is it all a shot in the dark? These questions are central to our Research Focus, "Content and Technology for Current Awareness" , running from...

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