Elizabeth Trudell is a seasoned market and product strategist with more than 30 years of experience in the information industry. Currently a facilitator for the Information & Knowledge Strategies MS Program (IKNS) at the Columbia School of Continuing Education, her management experience spans roles with ProQuest, Thomson Reuters, Knight Ridder and Dialog Information Services. She directed Dialog"s Quantum2 leadership development programme and is an author on topics including knowledge sharing and building customer loyalty. She has a BA from Tufts University and MLIS from Simmons. Contact at: email@example.com
Articles by Elizabeth Trudell:
Content discovery - connecting the dots
Friday, 15th June 2018
To expand past research into content discovery, we have just concluded a research project, aimed primarily at organisations with strong STEM research functions. Through a survey and in-depth interviews, we delved more deeply into three top goals identified in the prior research. This post highlights a few findings which can be seen in more detail in the full report now available.
Jinfo discovery report (part 4 - developing fresh insights through data analytics)
Friday, 1st June 2018
In the final article of four reporting on the results of Jinfo's 2018 research project to explore goals for content discovery in STEM research environments, it delves into the current deployment of systems and tools for data analytics. It reviews details about services currently being used and plans for the future. It closes with a summary of key perceptions and concerns for implementation along with some of the anticipated trends.
Jinfo discovery report (part 3 - improving discovery through back-end integration)
Wednesday, 30th May 2018
In the third of four articles reporting on the results of Jinfo's 2018 research project to explore goals for content discovery in STEM research environments, this article delves into the current deployment of systems and tools for back-end integration. It reviews details about services currently being used and future plans. It closes with a summary of key perceptions and concerns for implementation along with some anticipated trends.
Jinfo discovery report (part 2 - providing a single point of entry for search)
Friday, 25th May 2018
In the second of four articles reporting on the results of Jinfo's 2018 research project to explore goals for content discovery in STEM research environments, this article delves into the current deployment of systems and tools for a single point of entry for search. It reviews services currently in use and future plans. It closes with a summary of key perceptions and concerns for implementation along with some anticipated trends.
Jinfo discovery report (part 1 - comparing top goals for content discovery)
Thursday, 24th May 2018
Jinfo has just completed a research project to explore goals for content discovery. The project was designed to explore and contrast how information centres managing STEM collections approach three key goals for content discovery as uncovered in a 2017 survey on the topic.
This article provides an overview of the survey carried out as part of the research. It reviews survey respondents demographics and compares responses to a set of questions about resource allocation and technology/solution vendors for each of the three goals.
Reports by Elizabeth Trudell:
Jinfo discovery report 2018
Monday, 4th June 2018
Through this research we sought to examine drivers around three goals for content discovery: creating a single point of entry to diverse content colle...
Jinfo survey - exploring discovery services - 2017
Tuesday, 30th May 2017
Jinfo conducted a survey in March-April of 2017, inviting information professionals to comment on how they understand the term discovery services. The...
FreePint Report: Product Review of Comintelli Knowledge XChanger
Sunday, 6th July 2014
This review covers Comintelli"s flagship Competitive Intelligence product, Knowledge XChanger, plus its SaaS-based product, intelligence2day. Libby Tr...
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