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Stephen Phillips 2022: the more things change, the more they stay the same
Tuesday, 29th November 2022

2022 started with confidence riding high, but eleven months later, things are very different. Yet our clients tell us they face the same, perennial demands: drive costs down; drive value up; deliver hyper specific business and competitor intelligence; and the ongoing war for talent to address these demands.

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Stephen Phillips Are you in a "proactive state of resilience"?
Tuesday, 15th November 2022

With the year end looming, our clients are closing out their 2022 deliverables and turning their attention to 2023 and the challenge of a more uncertain operating environment.

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Stephen Phillips Strategies for succeeding in the final quarter
Wednesday, 26th October 2022

In a challenging final quarter of the year, focussing on content portfolio cost reduction and doing "OK" are two valid strategies for information leaders.

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William Hann The Jinfo Subscription is back by popular demand!
Thursday, 13th October 2022

The Jinfo Subscription has been relaunched, with unique and practical Content to drive Information Strategy, and a Community platform for confidential dialogue with other Information Leaders. Find out what’s planned for 2023, and why it’s a great time to start a Jinfo Subscription.

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Stephen Phillips Is the client always right?
Wednesday, 21st September 2022

Whilst user expressions of value are important, they should be treated with caution. Information leaders can offer significant value by enabling smart decisions about information products and services. Realising this potential hinges on your ability to frame the question and offer potential solutions that serve the best interests of your organisation.

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Stephen Phillips Portfolio Management: do your "users' expression of value" drive your decisions?
Wednesday, 17th August 2022

Effective Content Portfolio Management can be enhanced with effective product scoring mechanisms. But getting the right balance between quantitative and qualitative measures is critical if you are going to enhance your credibility with your stakeholders.

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Stephen Phillips Are you in a proactive state of resilience? Preparing for contract negotiations
Wednesday, 13th July 2022

The final quarter can feel daunting; a busy operating period often combined with a large number of contract renewals. Negotiations are increasingly difficult; a value based approach can provide useful levers. Learn about the practical strategies you can employ to drive the negotiating process.

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Robin Neidorf The value of information remains at the heart of it all
Friday, 8th July 2022

Jinfo’s Director of Research reflects on the fundamental question of how to measure the value of information as she retires to the status of Emerita.

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Stephen Phillips Meet these four requirements to make progress on information strategy
Wednesday, 29th June 2022

The best strategic plan goes nowhere if you don’t take action to implement it. Information managers shared at a recent Jinfo Community session their best tips for breaking their information strategies down into smaller pieces and staying on track with progress whilst keeping up with "business as usual". Their suggestions align with Jinfo’s analysis of the four requirements necessary for managing a strategy implementation plan, as outlined in our most recent addition to the Focus on Centre of Excellence.

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Stephen Phillips Is your strategic plan in a mid-year slump?
Wednesday, 15th June 2022

If progress on your strategy seems stuck, it may be time to revisit your operational plan. The latest resources in Jinfo’s Focus on Centre of Excellence offer step-by-step guidance on how to break down a Big Vision into manageable, measurable pieces. Learn more about the practical steps you can take to get from Point A to Point B without overloading your team’s capacity.

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