Stephen Phillips
Senior 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 he was global Head of Business Information Management at a major investment bank where he managed an extensive content portfolio. His experience ranges from developing strategy and optimising services, to enhancing transparency and accountability to maximise value. Whilst in this role he created and maintained a peer to peer network of information managers across UK financial services.

Stephen contributed a chapter on resourcing strategies to the "The Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management". He is also on the editorial board of Business Information Review; contributing articles and running their annual survey.

Stephen is a trustee of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (CILIP) and 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:

Manage your content portfolio for risk
Monday, 11th October 2021

For many organisations settling into a post-pandemic operating environment, risk management is top of the agenda. Content licensing teams need to make the case for how information contributes to risk management. If you’re looking to influence these key internal discussions, Consulting on Content Portfolio could be the answer.

Portfolio value is an inside job
Thursday, 23rd September 2021

Are you budgeting for 2022 yet? The internal discussions can be the trickiest, especially in the face of rising prices. Jinfo’s Consulting on Content Portfolio helps customers create a clear information investment philosophy stakeholders can understand.

Tie portfolio value to commercial impact
Monday, 13th September 2021

Tie the value of your content portfolio to commercial impact. Jinfo clients achieve this goal through our metrics-based methodology. The result? A metrics-backed perspective to strengthen negotiating positions and improve stakeholder engagement.

Address the hardest questions in content licensing
Monday, 23rd August 2021

Would you like to know how your peers wrestle with content licensing costs? Find out in Jinfo’s Community sessions.

Closing the value gap in portfolio management
Monday, 9th August 2021

The "ahas" come every day when we talk with content licensing teams. A recent call highlighted the benefits to both buyer and supplier when value is better defined.