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Click to view the item Communication components of a remote team
22nd April 2020
(Announced 25th March 2020)

Remote working requires good communication. The tools matter, but do not automatically provide a solution. Communication standards and practices must first be determined and implemented. Through research and our own experience, Jinfo has identified three key components of successful remote...

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Click to view the item Operational components of a remote team
21st April 2020
(Announced 25th March 2020)

When organising remote work, many managers want to start by addressing communication channels. But unless department operations are organised to support remote teamwork, communication will always plug a leak rather than fix a problem. In this webinar we will: Outline the four...

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Click to view the item How to set the right norms for your team
16th April 2020
(Announced 25th March 2020)

The most important part of remote work is not the tools, but rather the people using those tools. Managing at a distance requires setting the correct expectations for everybody on the team and maintaining project visibility, without trying to micro-manage each individual activity. In this...

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Click to view the item Market landscape - translation software and services
23rd March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In this market landscape, we look at eight of the most relevant machine translation tools available: SDL Trados Studio - Gengo memoQ Smartcat Memsource Translate - Memsource Mars Translation GlobalLink Connect - Translations.com Microsoft Language Portal - Microsoft...

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Click to view the item Market landscape - online data analytics programs
25th February 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In this market landscape, we looked at six of the most relevant data analytics programmes and courses available online. Data Analytics Bootcamp - Springboard Data Analyst Certificate - eCornell Certified Analytics Professional - LinkedIn Learning Online Data Analytics...

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Click to view the item Community deck - maturity models for remote teams
25th February 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Download the deck and notes from our February Community session, "Maturity models for remote teams" led by Rebecca Brizi. This Community session shows you how to: Identify the key stages and challenges for your organisation in managing remote teams Identify areas to be aware of...

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Andrew Lucas Making FAIR data accessible to everyone - Q&A with Dr Michel Dumontier
6th February 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

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.

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Click to view the item Jinfo model - closing the confidence gap
5th February 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This model looks at the results of Jinfo's research on the professional landscape for information teams in the data-driven world, including how confident they feel in a number of data-related areas such as information sourcing and licensing. It also offers a framework for evaluating your own...

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Click to view the item Community deck - Jinfo for optimising your information service
15th January 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Download the deck and anonymised notes from our January "Jinfo for optimising your information service". This session provides insight into Jinfo's current research and resources supporting this role. This is the slide deck and speaker notes from the Jinfo Community session " Jinfo for...

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Steve Bynghall Continuous improvement - what does it mean and how do you measure it?
16th December 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

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.

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Click to view the item Alignment with the Information Centre of Excellence model
12th December 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo recently spoke to the heads of seven information services in order to better understand what contributes to an Information Centre of Excellence with 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...

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Robin Neidorf Operations of an Information Centre of Excellence
12th December 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

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.

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Robin Neidorf Commercial awareness - the toughest characteristic
11th December 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

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.

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Robin Neidorf Six characteristics of the Information Centre of Excellence - where we excel, where we need to grow
10th December 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

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.

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Robin Neidorf Alignment with the Information Centre of Excellence model
9th December 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

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.

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Robin Neidorf Four things business leaders need to understand about information risk
3rd December 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

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.

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Andrew Lucas Activating global teams
2nd December 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

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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Click to view the item Improving success through project piloting
21st November 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In a series of articles on project piloting, we look at what it is, why it's important and how you can successfully implement projects with the use of carefully crafted purpose statements and a pilot plan. We'll also explore what you need to do at the end of every pilot project to increase its...

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Robin Neidorf Improving success through project piloting - how to identify an appropriate pilot project and steps to put it in place
20th November 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Pilot projects sometimes follow an unpredictable path but they can also highlight challenges and opportunities along the way. This article looks at what you need to do at the end of every pilot project to increase its value, including determining the next steps, communicating with stakeholders and capturing knowledge.

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Robin Neidorf Improving success through project piloting - what is piloting and why do it?
19th November 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the first of a series of articles, we look at the concept of piloting, why it's important and how you can more effectively implement pilots of projects and initiatives you may be involved in.

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