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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Q&A with GSK - seamless access to global data
Thursday, 4th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. As part of our Research Focus, "Creating an Information Centre of Excellence", Andrew Lucas recently spoke to Helen Malone, director of the Global Information Hub at GSK and the president of Pharma Documentation Ring to find out about the company, Helen's recent talk at the ConTech conference, GSK's comprehensive data and analytics strategy and what role information professionals can play in the future.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - online learning providers
Thursday, 4th April 2019

In this market landscape we look at companies and courses offering online learning in three key areas: AI/data analytics/data science Presentation/communication skills Leadership and management. We look at courses from: Alison Coursera EDX Future Learn...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Jinfo survey on developing an Information Centre of Excellence
Thursday, 4th April 2019

As part of Jinfo's Research Focus, "Creating an Information Centre of Excellence" , we surveyed 54 respondents from a range of industries, locations, and organisation sizes. We asked for their comments on three key strands of service: setting strategy, delivering expert services and...



Click to view the article Jennifer Burke How to develop and improve your presentation skills
Monday, 1st April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information professionals inform, educate, and persuade internal and external audiences as a natural part of their jobs. You will have opportunities for public speaking and making presentations, whether to small groups for a "lunch and learn", internally to your organisation to pitch new services, or at an event in front of hundreds of your peers. Trust in your ability to deliver expert services is enhanced if your speaking and presentation skills reflect preparation, polish, and confidence. This article offers practical tips for crafting better presentations and speaking with ease.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Jinfo model - maturity model on team characteristics
Friday, 29th March 2019

Through its research, Jinfo has consistently found that strategic planning, team optimisation, and customer communications are vitally important when it comes to evolving into Centres of Excellence, but information teams don't always exhibit these characteristics. This article looks at how to...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - suppliers of information on venture capital and private equity activity
Thursday, 28th March 2019

In this market landscape we look at 20 products which help researchers seeking information on private equity and venture capital: AlphaSense AVCJ from Acuris Bloomberg CB Insights D&B Hoovers from Dun and Bradstreet Eikon from Refinitiv FactSet for Private Equity...



Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Jinfo survey on developing an Information Centre of Excellence (part 3 - success characteristics)
Wednesday, 27th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the last of our articles on Jinfo's latest survey we look at how information teams apply the elements of Jinfo's Centre of Excellence model to their work and planning. Robin Neidorf examines some of the key skill areas, temperaments and characteristics needed to run a successful Centre of Excellence, from consulting and project management to commercial and more.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Webinar deck - continuous development to create the optimum technology environment
Wednesday, 27th March 2019

As part of our Research Focus, "The accidental technologist" , we identified that the most resilient approach to technology is continuous investment of time and resources instead of considering projects "done". We found that the most successful information teams build technology-savvy into their...



Click to view the article Willem Noorlander How info pros can develop and improve their negotiating skills
Monday, 25th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Negotiating with information suppliers is a key skill needed by information professionals but is often faced with trepidation. This article looks at how to break down the negotiation process into more manageable parts so as to get the best outcome for everyone involved in supplier management and negotiations..



Click to view the report Click to view the report Community deck - becoming an accidental technologist
Friday, 22nd March 2019

Our research shows that the most resilient approach to successful adoption of and adaptation to technology is continuous investment of time and resources. Instead of considering projects "done" - the most successful information teams build technology-savvy thinking into their strategic...



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Q&A with Copyrightlaws.com - the place to learn about copyright and licensing
Friday, 22nd March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Understanding copyright and licensing is a cornerstone of information work. Helping professionals learn about the issues from a practical perspective is Copyrightlaws.com. It specialises in teaching copyright to non-lawyers, with users from a wide variety of industry sectors in countries around the world. Courses are delivered through online content, some with video, along with downloadable guides and certification programmes. Sophie Alexander spoke to founder Lesley Ellen Harris to find out how its users benefit and what's coming next.



Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Jinfo survey on developing an Information Centre of Excellence (part 2 - tools and partnerships)
Thursday, 21st March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In our second article reporting on Jinfo's survey results on what makes an Information Centre of Excellence, we asked respondents about the core characteristics of an Information Centre of Excellence. We discuss the use of technology as well as the importance of stakeholders and partners. 



Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Jinfo survey on developing an Information Centre of Excellence (part 1 - core services)
Tuesday, 19th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In this article, we explore the results of part one of our latest research survey which focuses on how information teams apply the elements of Jinfo's Centre of Excellence model to their work and planning. Respondents came from a wide range of industries, locations, and organisation sizes and were asked to identify how important each of the three core functions of an Information Centre of Excellence was to the work of their department.



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Nexis (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
Monday, 18th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We conclude the final part of our latest product review of Nexis, a provider of premium global curated business, industry and news information with a look at the help and support options available, the value the service offers, its main competitor, Factiva, as well as its pricing model, and future development plans for the product.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3143



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Nexis (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
Friday, 15th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Part three of Jinfo's new product review of Nexis, a provider of premium curated global business, industry and news information, we look at the technology, particularly its newly revamped product platform with its improved natural-language search, "as-it-happens" alerting, improved collaboration tools, and "timeline" feature as well as its new range of post-processing options.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3143



Click to view the article Steve Bynghall Representing a Centre of Excellence online
Friday, 15th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information services teams who create a Centre of Excellence need to consider how they represent themselves to their users and stakeholders throughout their organisation. This article explores a few ideas and suggestions to help you do this, including building an effective online presence and how you can do this.



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Nexis (sources - content & coverage)
Thursday, 14th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of Jinfo's latest product review of Nexis, a provider of premium curated global business, industry and news information, Chris Porter looks at recent content enhancements, including greater web news coverage, additional languages, and an enriched index.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3143



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Mini review of Comintelli Intelligence2day - CI in the cloud
Thursday, 14th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We explore the latest features of Intelligence2day from Comintelli. A cloud-based competitive intelligence platform, Intelligence2day provides a single point of access to multiple and automates aggregation, classification, search and more. Competitors include Northern Light SinglePoint and M-Brain Intelligence Plaza.



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Nexis (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
Wednesday, 13th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the first part of Jinfo's new product review of Nexis, the global news and business information aggregator, we look at what's changed since our last review in 2017. We also look at where Nexis is headed, as well as its key audience and the value it provides.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3143



Click to view the report Click to view the report Product review of Nexis
Wednesday, 13th March 2019

In this new product review of Nexis, a provider of premium global curated business, industry and news information, we take an in-depth look at how this global premium news database and research platform has evolved since our last full review in 2017 and plans for the future. This review:...



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