Encourage your information team to take on new challenges
Thursday, 3rd August 2017
Information centre teams know that innovation is essential if their services are to remain relevant, but inspiring and sustaining innovative thinking is a challenge. A recent Jinfo Community session, led by Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, explored this topic and provided some specific actions that can be taken to encourage and support teams. They will also help you assess your team's readiness for innovative thinking and help you to incorporate it into team projects and work plans.
Benchmarking - how Jinfo goes beyond the broad and basic
Monday, 24th July 2017
Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, explains what makes Jinfo's benchmarking research so unique, why it was needed, why it's not available elsewhere, and what getting those unique insights entailed.
How understanding organisational structures can inform effective information services
Monday, 24th July 2017
Determining the most effective organisational structure to support information services is critical to its success. A recent Jinfo webinar discussed strategies that can be used to map the strengths and weaknesses of an organisation's structures, and in this article, Helen Josephine highlights some of these strategies to help you leverage the information centre's services and programmes and partner with others as needed.
Insight 3 from Research Focus - start with strategy not services
Friday, 14th July 2017
In the third and final of the insights from our Research Focus, "Benchmark information roles - optimise your structure", Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, explains why it's essential to plan from the top down in order to ensure your services align with strategic goals... and that services are scalable.
Jinfo for information strategy
Wednesday, 12th July 2017
Find out how Jinfo's Research Focus on benchmarking information services can help you ensure your department is configured for optimal success.
Insight 2 from Research Focus - future-proof your information service
Tuesday, 11th July 2017
In the second insight from the Research Focus, "Benchmark information services - optimise your structure", Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, looks at why it's essential to assume information services work will change dramatically in 36 months time, and how to prepare for the changes.
Insight 1 from Research Focus - the "right" model can be a lot of things
Friday, 7th July 2017
In the first of the insights from Jinfo's Research Focus "Benchmark information roles – optimise your structure", Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, looks at what the most successful models of information service have in common.
This Insights & Actions Report collects a full thematic index of content from the Jinfo Research Focus, "Benchmark information roles - optimise your structure" in a convenient PDF package for download and offline reading. Includes the key insights: The "right" model can be a lot of...
Benchmark information services - optimise your structure
Wednesday, 5th July 2017
As part of Jinfo's Research Focus, "Benchmark information roles - optimise your structure" , we researched variables that contribute to the visibility, value and strategic importance of information expertise in successful companies. This report includes: Introduction Overview...
Co-producer Dale Moore selects publishing highlights from the articles and research published in the Research Focus "Benchmark information roles - optimise your structure", from creating prosperous business partnerships to identifying the strengths and weaknesses of various business centre models.
This Research Focus provides in-depth research, benchmarking and expert articles on the many configurations of information expertise. (July - September 2017).
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