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During our Research Focus, "The accidental technologist", we explore technology culture, readiness and priorities. How information teams cope with the challenge of building skills and knowledge has a significant impact on technology adoption and adoption of the most appropriate technology....
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Today's information professionals need tech skills to secure their place as strategic advisers to the business but keeping up with this fast-moving technology-fuelled world can seem impossible. In this Research Focus we examine how to be tech-savvy in order to be good advisers and partners...
This article reports on some of the articles and reports published as part of our Research Focus, "The accidental technologist - where your expertise meets the new world". It covers the pervading influence of technology on the information profession, in particular, the impact of artificial intelligence and its implications for information professionals and the organisations they work for. Also covered are the evolution of intranets and the increasing use of chatbots.
Technology is constantly evolving and information professionals have to keep up with new developments and end-users want reliable information without having to understand the technology behind it. This article uses mini case studies to explore how information professionals can keep up to date with technology and implement the best solution in areas from single sign-on (SSO) to tender information and extracting citations.
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...
As part of Jinfo's Research Focus, "The accidental technologist - where your expertise meets the new world" , we surveyed 65 respondents from around the world and a variety of industries to get their views on the character and culture of technology use and adoption in customer organisations; how...
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...
AI, machine learning and data analytics is already transforming information work in the legal industry. James Mullan looks at use of technology in areas from contract review to due diligence, current awareness and search. He identifies key products already in use, from Signal to iManage Ravn, Kira and Brainspace.
In the final analysis of the survey results on on technology culture, readiness, and priorities, Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, examines questions relating to the organisational environment in which participants work and the effect this has on strategy, decision-making, technology evaluation and adoption, and discusses what impact you can have on your environment.
Taxonomies connect users to content more accurately than search alone, and there are many business cases for implementing them. This article addresses choosing the right type of taxonomy to serve a particular set of content and users, finding sources and taxonomy terms, and using software for their management.
During our Research Focus, "The accidental technologist" , we explore technology culture, readiness and priorities. How information teams cope with the challenge of building skills and knowledge has a significant impact on technology adoption and adoption of the most appropriate technology....
As part of our Research Focus, "The accidental technologist" , we mapped the complex technology environment in which information teams operate, dividing them into four key areas according to the specific challenges or problems they address In this session, Robin Neidorf, Jinfo's...
We find out more about Kaleidoscope, a new tool for next generation stock filings research and analytics and how it uses AI and cloud computing to do so. We interview co-founder Raul Peralta and marketeer Elise Lynch and ask them about their experience with 10-K Wizard (sold to Morningstar in 2008), and how Kaleidoscope can help researchers find company data on US, Canadian and UK filings, plus news, social media, blogs and analysis.
Effective identity and access management play a vital role in helping information professionals provide their users with quick and easy access to relevant content while also protecting that same valuable content from misuse. It is about getting the right resources to the right people as efficiently as possible and this article looks at the results of a recent survey OpenAthens commissioned of more than 900 information professionals across a variety of sectors and countries which sought to elicit their concerns for identity and access management.
A whole host of new technologies are available today or are set to transform the information landscape tomorrow. But working out where to invest time and resources in new technologies can present a dilemma. In the second part of our report on Jinfo's research into technology culture, readiness and priorities, Robin Neidorf reveals the technologies rated as both urgent and non-urgent by information teams.
This article identifies some of the AI-related challenges and opportunities for information professional's working in the pharma and life science field, helping them and their colleagues and customers gain an overview of the breadth of AI developments and their current impact and future potential, as well as providing some useful resources and references. Three elements of transformational change at the societal, organisational and personal levels are also explored which see AI developments being integrated into business activities and products.
Keeping your technology knowledge updated as well as keeping up with other areas of information centre expertise is a challenge. Robin Neidorf reports on Jinfo's research into technology culture, readiness and priorities, including plans and priorities for 2019, and how technology projects are addressed by information teams.
This Research Focus provides you with the insights and tools you need to be a technology-savvy partner and advisor on information technology-related projects. (January - March 2019).
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