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Jinfo Newsletter No.442

Jinfo Newsletter 442

10th March 2016

Robin NeidorfIt's always possible to improve a relationship. It may take a long time; it may only change incrementally; but it is possible. Nowhere is it more urgent to focus on improvement than in relationships between information services (IS) and IT.

As we wind up our current Research Focus on "Strategic Alignment of IS and IT" this month, we're documenting everything we can about what you can do to drive towards positive change:

Research Focus co-producer Steve Bynghall wraps these insights together in a recent blog item on the digital workplace.

Think of one frustration you've had around working with IT in the past year. I guarantee you'll find ways to ease the frustration in the content produced in this Research Focus.

Robin Neidorf
Director of Research

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Research Focus

Strategic Alignment of IS and ITJinfo Research focuses on a different area of information strategy every calendar quarter.

  • The Research Focus Strategic Alignment of IS and IT (Jan-Mar 2016) enables content experts and technology experts to better understand, work together and achieve mutual goals around the value of information in their businesses.

  • Steve BynghallDigital Workplace - Providing a New Impetus for Working With IT? by Steve Bynghall on 26th February.
    Co-producer Steve Bynghall considers how the digital workplace can lead to increased importance of a better working relationship with the IT department and flags up recently-published and upcoming resources from expert contributors to Jinfo's current Research Focus, "Strategic Alignment of Information Services and IT".


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  • Catherine DhanjalSubscription Update - What's New and What's Coming by Catherine Dhanjal on 2nd March.
    Our managing editor gives a round up of the latest content as we continue to explore the relationship between IT and information services and how we can work together in a more effective way. Plus the latest product reviews as well as upcoming Community sessions and recent Consulting projects.

Latest Product Reviews:

  • Product Review of LexisNexis NewsdeskProduct Review of LexisNexis Newsdesk on 3rd March.
    Our review of media intelligence and analysis tool LexisNexis Newsdesk highlights what we consider to be some unique features, created by combining the content and technologies of two market leaders: LexisNexis and Moreover. Going beyond media monitoring into alerts, analysis and sharing options, Newsdesk offers global coverage, a myriad of sources and is continually benefits from new content additions.

  • Product Review of PrivCoProduct Review of PrivCo on 24th February.
    Jinfo reviews private company and investor database PrivCo, which provides difficult-to-source data on non-publicly traded companies as well as information on mergers and acquisitions, and private equity and venture-capital backed deals. In the United States alone, there are said to be over 150,000 private companies with revenues of over US$10 million compared to only 15,000 publicly-traded companies.

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Jinfo BlogThe Jinfo Blog offers the latest commentary on trends, issues and opportunities in the information world, as well as examples of how organisations use Jinfo resources to raise the value of information.

  • Helene JewellMy Favourite Tipples from a Group Facilitator by Helene Jewell on 9th March.
    My Favourite Tipples are shared by Helene Jewell, a workshop and group facilitator who specialises in effective communication. She shares her favourite online resources in areas from project planning to leadership and management training.

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