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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Q&A with Steve Bynghall - the evolution of the digital workplace
Monday, 25th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The digital workplace means different things to different people but the evolution of its associated technologies means workers now expect an always-connected environment where they can access everything they need. Andrew Lucas recently spoke to Steve Bynghall, one of Jinfo's regular contributors, to find out about his experiences as a consultant and writer on the digital workplace, how organisations can most effectively use the tools they have, and what role he foresees for the information professional within this environment.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Community deck - Jinfo for content purchasing
Friday, 22nd February 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 Q&A with Andy Tattersall - a hybrid role for the future information professional
Tuesday, 19th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Andrew Lucas recently interviewed Andy Tattersall, an information specialist and long-time contributor to Jinfo, to find out how he uses technology in his work at The School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield (ScHARR) and how his skills have helped to shape the university's approach to information. He also had some interesting things to say about where he thinks the information profession is headed.



Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Components of a business (part 2 - partners, evaluation and continuous improvement)
Friday, 15th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Here we look at how partnership management, evaluation and continuous improvement and future planning fit into running a successful information centre. Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, also examines the importance of future planning and why this is essential element of how you manage your department on behalf of the interests of your larger organisation.



Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Components of a business (part 1 - design, delivery and customer relations)
Thursday, 14th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the first of a two-part article, we look at what it takes to run a thriving information centre, focusing in particular on service design, service delivery and customer relations. Part two will focus on partnership management, evaluation and continuous improvement and future planning.



Click to view the article Andy Tattersall Mini review of Dimensions - discovery and analytics
Tuesday, 12th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We review Dimensions, developed by Digital Science as part of a larger portfolio of research support applications. The current version was launched in 2018 and we explore its functionality as a multi-faceted discovery tool, database and analytics platform.



Click to view the article Anja Chemnitz  Thygesen Product review of CEIC CDMNext (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
Monday, 11th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The final part of our product review of CEIC's CDMNext, a platform that delivers economic and investment research to economists, analysts, investors, corporations, and universities around the world. We also look at some of its competitors, such as Haver, Macrobond and The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU), what plans the company has to expand its range of data further and its compelling range of subscription options.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3120



Click to view the article Anja Chemnitz  Thygesen Product review of CEIC CDMNext (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
Friday, 8th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third part of our product review of CEIC's CDMNext, a platform that delivers economic and investment research to economists, analysts, investors, corporations, and universities around the world, we take a look at its search features, in particular, the use of insights, which are datasets based on a selection of time-series. We also look at its output options and how data can easily be downloaded in Excel, PDF, PNG or JPG.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3120



Click to view the report Click to view the report Community deck - Jinfo for content purchasing
Thursday, 7th February 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 Anja Chemnitz  Thygesen Product review of CEIC CDMNext (sources - content & coverage)
Thursday, 7th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of our product review of CEIC's CDMNext, a platform that delivers economic and investment research to economists, analysts, investors, corporations, and universities around the world, we explore the wealth of data and variety of sources on offer. With main indicators including business & economic surveys, government & public finance, bank statistics and more. It also looks at its three main database offerings which include the Global Databases, the Premium Databases and World Trend Plus.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3120



Click to view the article Anja Chemnitz  Thygesen Product review of CEIC CDMNext (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
Wednesday, 6th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

CEIC offers macro and microeconomic data from global primary sources, particularly emerging economies. We last looked at the product in 2011 and decided to revisit it to find out how it's evolved. In this first part of our full product review, we look at the company and its platform, CDMNext, that delivers economic and investment research to economists, analysts, investors, corporations, and universities around the world. We also find out how the product has changed since then with the introduction of its new datasets and databases as well as some of the key advantages of the product.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3120



Click to view the report Click to view the report Product review of CEIC CDMNext
Wednesday, 6th February 2019

CEIC offers macro and microeconomic data from global primary sources, particularly for emerging economies. We last reviewed the product in 2011 and it has since enhanced its data coverage and sources so we decided to revisit the product, with a particular focus on CDMNext, its platform that...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - key facets of intelligence systems
Thursday, 31st January 2019

This report examines key differentiators between current awareness and intelligence systems and identifies how developed key facets such as visualisation, taxonomy and newsletter tools are in four key intelligence systems: Digimind Intelligence Knowledge360 M-Brain Intelligence...



Click to view the article Eileen Steer Product review of D&B Hoovers (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
Thursday, 31st January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of her review, Eileen Steer looks at the value that D&B Hoovers delivers to customers and assesses the help and training available, as well as competitor products such as DiscoverOrg, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, Hubspot Sales, Pipedrive and Scoro and what the pricing options are.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3117



Click to view the article Eileen Steer Product review of D&B Hoovers (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
Wednesday, 30th January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third part of this review, we focus on the technology aspects of D&B Hoovers, a sales and marketing intelligence tool. Of particular note is its clear user interface, the wide range of output options, the vendor's support, and the options for site administrators that allow them to have a higher-level view of who, when and what is being used.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3117



Click to view the article Eileen Steer Product review of D&B Hoovers (sources - content & coverage)
Tuesday, 29th January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of this review of D&B Hoovers, we look at this sales intelligence solution's sources, paying particular attention to how it validates its content, company coverage of the 190 countries covered, detailed company information, news coverage, as well as its people and industry data.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3117



Click to view the article Eileen Steer Product review of D&B Hoovers (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
Monday, 28th January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We last reviewed D&B Hoovers, a sales acceleration tool aimed at B2B sales and marketing professionals, in 2015 and in this first section of a new four-part review, Eileen Steer revisits the company and product. In particular, she explores how the product has changed over the past few years, its key advantages, and how it can add value to the sales and marketing professional.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3117



Click to view the report Click to view the report Product review of D&B Hoovers
Friday, 25th January 2019

The acquisition of Avention and other enhancements enables D&B Hoovers to offer much more than just a sales lead identifier. Through using this tool, business-to-business sales and marketing teams now have far more intelligence to allow them to make informed decisions when targeting potential...



Click to view the article Sarah Bicknell How technology is transforming professional services
Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This article looks at some of the challenges of technology developments on information workers in professional services. It examines the "lifecycle" of information in this environment and examines examples of technology that have impacted each aspect. What we see is that technology brings enormous potential but also added dangers.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - EMED emerging markets databases
Tuesday, 22nd January 2019

The EMED databases provide in-depth data for emerging markets, including statistics and macroeconomic data. This report gives an overview of EMED and seven of its sources covering emerging markets and the developing world. Emerging Americas Emerging Asia Emerging CIS...



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