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Robin Neidorf Information leaders start in front of the mirror
Wednesday, 23rd March 2022

Information leaders have a wide range of personalities, skills and spheres of influence – there’s a leadership style that suits just about everyone. Jinfo clients explore and cultivate theirs in Community sessions and 1:1 work with our analysts. Think you aren’t leadership material? Look in the mirror and think again.

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Robin Neidorf Practise the seven habits of information leaders
Wednesday, 9th March 2022

Get our quick reference guide to the subtle shifts and practices that turn good information managers into excellent information leaders. We’re all somewhere on the journey towards leadership – take the next step with practical suggestions and examples from Jinfo clients who are also on the journey.

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Robin Neidorf Stakeholder engagement is not what you think it is
Wednesday, 23rd February 2022

If you are focused on raising stakeholder awareness, you are probably focusing on the wrong problem. Flip your perspective on how to strengthen those key relationships someone’s awareness is raised, but it’s not stakeholders’. Jinfo explains how this shift is part of the journey to making your department the internal go-to resource for information strategy. 

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Stephen Phillips Simple actions propel effective stakeholder engagement
Thursday, 10th February 2022

Stakeholder engagement is a fundamental tool for information strategy, and simple steps can help extract what you know and distil it into a format leading to action. So often we see teams make major progress quickly with just a tweak or two – speak to us to develop your insight.

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Stephen Phillips Lively discussion and tips on information strategy – 'get started, keep going'
Thursday, 27th January 2022

How do you keep strategy top-of-mind? This month's Jinfo Community session saw three information teams share tips on how they 'get started and keep going' on information strategy. By speaking to us, you can take the first step in helping you build momentum.

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Robin Neidorf Get started, then keep going, on information strategy
Tuesday, 11th January 2022

Two simple actions can help you make progress with information strategy in 2022: getting started and keeping going. Information managers we know are ready to share seemingly small changes that make a difference. Jinfo currently has a full slate of clients engaged in this work, but we’re looking ahead – can you do more to help yourself make 2022 a success?

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Robin Neidorf Big ideas move forward with small steps
Wednesday, 15th December 2021

With a clear path ahead for the New Year, it’s time for big ideas: this time next year, when you reflect on 2022, what do you want to have accomplished? Several Jinfo clients are working on some big ideas in information strategy, shared in our latest short video. Remind yourself how small steps make big ideas work.

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Susan Gleckner There's no information strategy without stakeholder engagement
Wednesday, 1st December 2021

Running an information service is, it’s been said, primarily a sales job – a constant drive to sell the value that information strategy provides to your organisation. Stakeholder engagement is vital: you need to understand what stakeholders need, and implement a strategy to make it happen. Let Jinfo help you master the approach you need to move the relationship in the right direction.


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Robin Neidorf Measure the impact of information with Value Chain analysis
Monday, 22nd November 2021

Value Chain analysis allows you to connect information products, services and expertise directly with business outcomes. Before you get started with the activities outlined in our Focus on Value Chain, learn why Value Chain analysis works and how you will benefit by gaining insight into users and workflows, data demonstrating business impact, and even improved negotiating positions. 

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Stephen Phillips You know more than you think you do
Tuesday, 16th November 2021

No one in your organisation is better equipped to define and implement information strategy than you are. Jinfo clients successfully position themselves as expert advisers to their organisations and an essential component of business results. Work with Jinfo to position your content portfolio as a strategic asset.

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