Robin Neidorf Insight 3 from Research Focus - leverage soft skills and learn use-cases
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Friday, 2nd February 2018

By Robin Neidorf

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In the third and final insight from the Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, examines why skills such as resilience and influencing power are as important as mastering the art of the use-case.

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Stake your claim in the success of data analyticsInsight 3 for the Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", is this: 

Your information team needs two key ingredients to guarantee its relevance and value in the world of data analytics:

  1. Expertise on use-cases
  2. Cultivation of the soft skills associated with influence and resilience.

The change we are undergoing in information work is as dramatic as the previous shift from print to digital. Staking your claim in the future requires holistic thinking, adaptability and creativity.


Learn more about the practical - yet ambitious - steps you need to take

Access the "Insights and Actions" report to find out how to navigate the changing landscape of information work and the traits and skills you need to ensure you're sought-after partners in data analytics projects. 

One of the most common questions we at Jinfo hear from information managers about the world of analytics is this: "Where do we start?" The details of your plan will depend on your overall environment, but investing in expertise on use-cases and cultivating soft skills will guarantee you a place at the table.

Our number 1 action is to take to guarantee your relevance and actions in data analytics is to take the time to assess your structure and strengths. Learn about number 2 and 3 actions in the Insights and Actions report... as well as a thematic index to the articles, reports, webinars and Community sessions that make up this important project.


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