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Click to view the article Anne Rogers Functional partnerships and information services - how about that IT/IS relationship?
19th June 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The subject of how an information service can effectively work with IT is something Jinfo has touched on previously and is still as pertinent as ever. With the ever-increasing pace of technological change and the information department's dependence on IT, Anne Rogers of Cargill takes another look at this area and ask what makes an effective relationship and how you can establish a "functional" relationship with IT.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - reporting into central strategy
18th June 2019

Although not that common, there's been an increase in the number of information teams reporting into a central strategy group. It offers a strategic approach to addressing the most important cross-departmental challenges of the business and as a result, we're likely to see more organisations...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - reporting into knowledge and know-how
17th June 2019

Whilst reporting into a knowledge and know-how line within a business is one of the most common lines of reporting in knowledge-based businesses and may at first seem like a natural fit for an information team, in practice, it can be one of the most challenging reporting lines of all. This model...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Benchmarking for your sector (finance)
26th September 2019
(Announced 10th June 2019)

How does your service shape up against your peers? Jinfo's benchmarking research is now in year three and is an invaluable way to help you gauge the shape and structure of your information service against others in your sector or complementary sectors. Join this Community session...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Value and impact of benchmarking
12th September 2019
(Announced 7th June 2019)

As an industry, we are moving towards improved measurement based on value and impact, rather than transactions. The best information teams are starting to generate metrics based on operational data; doing so successfully requires that they partner with their customers, suppliers and adjacent...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Benchmarking for your sector (professional services & legal)
19th September 2019
(Announced 7th June 2019)

How does your service shape up against your peers? Jinfo's benchmarking research is now in year three and is an invaluable way to help you gauge the shape and structure of your information service against others in your sector or complementary sectors. Join this Community session...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Benchmarking for your sector (pharma and related industries)
1st August 2019
(Announced 6th June 2019)

How does your service shape up against your peers? Jinfo's benchmarking research is now in year three and is an invaluable way to help you gauge the shape and structure of your information service against others in your sector or complementary sectors. Join this Community session...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Benchmarking for your sector (manufacturing)
18th July 2019
(Announced 6th June 2019)

How does your service shape up against your peers? Jinfo's benchmarking research is now in year three and is an invaluable way to help you gauge the shape and structure of your information service against others in your sector or complementary sectors. Join this Community session...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item The impact of reporting structure on your service efficiency - Jinfo's 2019 benchmarking research
25th July 2019
(Announced 6th June 2019)

Now in our third year of benchmarking research, find out how our findings relate to your information service Defining the highest value and potential for your department starts with reporting structure. After reporting structure, the most meaningful benchmarks are created through a...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - maturity model on the scalability of services
4th June 2019

There are a number of variables involved in operating a scalable information service and this article looks at a few of these variables, including process and workflow, technology for communication and project management and visibility into capacity. It also looks at how you can assess your...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - reporting into IT
29th May 2019

In this report we look at how information teams align when they report into the IT function, including the strengths and weaknesses of this reporting structure along with ways the information service is able to successfully collaborate with this highly visible team. What can you do to maximise...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - reporting into marketing
28th May 2019

Here we look at how information teams align with different functions within an organisation, such as procurement and R&D. Another reporting line that isn't too common for information services is the marketing and communications function and with its wide range of communication channels, this type...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - reporting into R&D
27th May 2019

Reporting into R&D is usually a very strong position for information teams, where they are a core function within a team that is creating products and services for the business. Whilst their expertise can be leveraged, it may be difficult to find the right balance when serving all customers...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - reporting into procurement or finance
23rd May 2019

This model looks at information teams that report into procurement or finance and some of the strengths and weaknesses of this reporting structure, including some recommendations on what to invest in and how to make the most of your expertise to support your organisation's goals. Other...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - effective work with procurement
20th May 2019

Content purchasing professionals can sometimes lock horns with their colleagues in procurement. In this report we look at how to bring together the varying priorities and perspectives - as well as how to find areas for collaboration. We explore areas including cost vs value, risk management,...

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Four things content purchasing professionals can learn from procurement
2nd May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the last of three articles exploring the similarities between the roles of information and procurement professionals and the mutual expertise that can be exchanged as part of that, we look at what information professionals can gain by seeing the world through the perspective of procurement professionals, including the language used, the establishment of standards and frameworks, risk management and professional recognition.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Four things procurement professionals need to understand about content purchasing
1st May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second article exploring the similarities between the roles of information and procurement professionals and the mutual expertise that can be exchanged as part of that, we look at how procurement professionals can develop awareness about content purchasing as well as the top four things we believe anyone involved with content licensing should know.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Mapping priorities - procurement and content purchasing
29th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information and procurement professionals' roles often overlap and their mutual expertise can bring value to their work. This article contrasts the perspectives and priorities of information and procurement teams and looks at the opportunities for collaboration between them.

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