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Click to view the report Click to view the report Jinfo model - reporting into procurement or finance
Thursday, 23rd May 2019

This model looks at information teams that report into procurement or finance and some of the strengths and weaknesses of this reporting structure, including some recommendations on what to invest in and how to make the most of your expertise to support your organisation's goals. Other...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Community deck - balancing end-user and expert services, to build a Centre of Excellence
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019

The Jinfo model of an Information Centre of Excellence calls for information teams to balance two needs: enabling end-users and delivering expert information services. In this Community session we'll share our research and facilitate discussion on building a strategy that speaks to both of...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Jinfo report - effective work with procurement
Monday, 20th May 2019

Content purchasing professionals can sometimes lock horns with their colleagues in procurement. In this report we look at how to bring together the varying priorities and perspectives - as well as how to find areas for collaboration. We explore areas including cost vs value, risk management,...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Community deck - Jinfo for content purchasing
Monday, 20th May 2019

Join a quarterly confidential discussion of professionals responsible for content purchasing. You'll get insight into Jinfo's current research and resources supporting this role, along with plenty of time to talk with peers about challenges, questions, tools and best practices. In addition...



Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Mini review of AnythingResearch - US industry and market data
Friday, 17th May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In this mini review we look at AnythingResearch, a provider of market research, industry trends, business reports and financial ratios on up to 1,300 US industry and market sectors. As well as looking at the company and product, we also look at its users and value, its content and competitors, who cover a range of domestic as well as international markets and include, Markets and Markets, Grand View Research, GlobalData, and IBISWorld.



Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Q&A with SPi Global - technology to transform content assets
Thursday, 16th May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Business process outsourcing (BPO) is playing an increasingly important role in how businesses, governments, and other organisations operate. Its growth over the last 25 years has been driven in part by the rise of the internet, which has fuelled a burgeoning BPO industry in Asia, particularly in India, China, and the Philippines. Jinfo interviewed SPi Global's chief technology officer, Jishnu Gupta, to find out about its technology-driven solutions in this area and what makes it unique.



Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Q&A with Diligencia - shedding light on companies in MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa
Thursday, 9th May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Diligencia's ClarifiedBy provides company information in 67 countries across MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa. It gathers public record data from a range of official sources which is cleaned, indexed, analysed and cross-referenced to build accurate and comprehensive company records. Jinfo recently spoke to Ben Hedger, regional head in Dubai, and Nameer Kanderian, the company's brand director, to find out more about the company and its ethos and future plans.



Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Four things content purchasing professionals can learn from procurement
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the last of three articles exploring the similarities between the roles of information and procurement professionals and the mutual expertise that can be exchanged as part of that, we look at what information professionals can gain by seeing the world through the perspective of procurement professionals, including the language used, the establishment of standards and frameworks, risk management and professional recognition.



Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Four things procurement professionals need to understand about content purchasing
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second article exploring the similarities between the roles of information and procurement professionals and the mutual expertise that can be exchanged as part of that, we look at how procurement professionals can develop awareness about content purchasing as well as the top four things we believe anyone involved with content licensing should know.



Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Mapping priorities - procurement and content purchasing
Monday, 29th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information and procurement professionals' roles often overlap and their mutual expertise can bring value to their work. This article contrasts the perspectives and priorities of information and procurement teams and looks at the opportunities for collaboration between them.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - agribusiness
Friday, 26th April 2019

This report gives an overview of information vendors in the field of agriculture. It includes: Agribusiness Intelligence AGRIS CEIC Euromonitor Agriculture Global Market Model Gro API The Statistics Portal. We provide a brief description of each product and a...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Community deck - Jinfo for optimising a team of researchers
Thursday, 25th April 2019

Join a quarterly confidential discussion of professionals responsible for optimising a team of researchers. You'll get insight into Jinfo's current research and resources supporting this role, along with plenty of time to talk with peers about challenges, questions, tools and best practices....



Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Mini review of Company Watch - UK and international company data and analytics
Wednesday, 24th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In this mini review, we look at Company Watch, a UK-based credit reference agency which provides risk analysis and data modelling tools to predict the exposure of companies to financial risk. Competitors include Equifax Business Insights and Experian, as well as companies offering business credit analytics such as Graydon, Dun & Bradstreet's D&B Credit, S&P Global Credit Analytics and Bureau van Dijk's Credit Catalyst.



Click to view the article Scott Vine Q&A with Deep SEARCH 9 - deep contextual search
Friday, 19th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We interview Klaus Kater, managing partner of Deep SEARCH 9, to find out more about their new tool where they can set up targeted search engines for specific areas and contexts. It can be used for applications from competitive intelligence to clinical trial tracking.



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Q&A with Ozmosys - a mission to disrupt and simplify news aggregation
Thursday, 18th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We interview Eric Gross, founder and president of Ozmosys, a tool which includes curated newsletter options, search, delivery and distribution under one umbrella. We find out how they're planning to disrupt the news aggregation market through lower prices and a new model which aims to become the "Slack for news".



Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Q&A with Synaptica - leading the way in taxonomy and ontology
Thursday, 11th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Synaptica is a leading provider of enterprise taxonomy and ontology management software tools. Jinfo recently caught up with Dave Clarke, co-founder of the company who also leads research and development, to find out about the company, its products and what makes them unique as well as his thoughts on the future of the industry.



Click to view the article Clare Painter Coping with international copyright
Tuesday, 9th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

With the advance of the internet and its global reach, using and sharing content worldwide has never been easier. However, copyright laws differ from one country to another and whilst it would be impossible to familiarise yourself with them all, this article looks at some of the key differences between the UK, US and major European regimes to help you reduce any risk of infringing the law. It looks specifically at the differences between common and civil law, fair use and fair dealing, moral rights, registration and copyright exceptions.



Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Guide to value in the Jinfo Research Focus - Centre of Excellence
Friday, 5th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Read our highlights from content and events in our Research Focus, "Creating an Information Centre of Excellence". Andrew Lucas guides us through the models, research, practitioner articles and interviews as well as webinars and Community sessions which will help you map your services and practices against those of the most successful information teams.



Click to view the article Chris Porter Vendor customer relationships - improving conversations with vendors
Friday, 5th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Chris Porter digs into recent Jinfo perceptions about how vendors treat them as customers and asks two long-established vendors - Dow Jones and LexisNexis - and one newer market entrant - Diligencia - how they capture and respond to customer needs and requests.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Research Focus Insights and Actions "Creating an Information Centre of Excellence"
Friday, 5th April 2019

An Information Centre of Excellence delivers information and insight throughout an organisation through two primary mechanisms. Discover our articles, reports, webinars and Community sessions which build on Jinfo's flexible model, grounded in years of research, to describe, analyse and explain...



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