Stephen Phillips
Lead Analyst

Stephen joined Jinfo in 2020 as a senior analyst, specialising in Content Portfolio and Value Chain. He has over 35 years' experience of information management and research.

Prior to joining Jinfo, Stephen was global Head of Business Information and Analytics at Morgan Stanley, a major global investment bank. In this role he managed a large research team and an extensive content portfolio.

His experience ranges from developing strategy and optimising services, to enhancing transparency and accountability to maximise value. Whilst at Morgan Stanley he created a peer network of information managers for the UK financial services industry.

Stephen is a non-executive director of M&A Monitor and leads business development in EMEA for Couranto. He contributed to the latest edition of "The Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management". He is on the editorial board of Business Information Review, regularly contributing articles and running their annual survey.

Stephen is a trustee of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (CILIP) and was 2021 Conference Chair for SLA Europe, having previously served as Chapter President. He regularly participates in product advisory boards, industry think tanks, events and conferences.

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Articles by Stephen Phillips:

The impact of (generative) artificial intelligence
Tuesday, 30th May 2023

We capture the key points from the recent Jinfo Community session on the impact of artificial intelligence, as well as some top resources for keeping up to speed with this fast moving technology.

Vendor management template, news and current awareness survey, AI
Wednesday, 3rd May 2023

Check out our new vendor management template and contribute to our latest survey on the provision of news and current awareness services.  Come along to our next Community session to discuss the impact of AI and get some great tips for managing up from our April session.

Contribute to the news and current awareness survey 2023
Tuesday, 2nd May 2023

Participate in our survey on news and current awareness, and receive a summary of the results.

Top tips for managing up
Wednesday, 26th April 2023

We extract useful advice from the recent Jinfo Community session in which we explored the critical skill of "managing up" – how to establish and maintain a positive working relationship with your manager.

More effective vendor negotiations
Monday, 3rd April 2023

Information managers continue to come under pressure to produce savings and efficiencies. Our new Vendor negotiation checklist will help you prepare more effectively for future negotiations.

Reports by Stephen Phillips:

Vendor management template
Tuesday, 2nd May 2023

Vendor negotiation checklist
Friday, 24th March 2023