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Jinfo Newsletter No.447

Jinfo Newsletter 447

19th May 2016

Robin NeidorfYou can improve your relationship with the IT department. What's more, you need to, if you are to help your organisation make the most of information best practices for everything from analytics to workflow efficiencies.

We have documented what the best information services do in order to strengthen this key relationship, following our recent Research Focus.

You can tap into these lessons:

Your content expertise, joined with the technology expertise of your colleagues in IT, forms a powerful knowledge asset for your business.

Robin Neidorf
Director of Research

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Our proven, customisable framework enables you to ask the right questions in the right order, to establish and implement solutions that work in your environment.

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Research Focus

Source Expertise - What It Means in a Google WorldJinfo Research focuses on a different area of information strategy every calendar quarter.

  • The Research Focus Source Expertise - What It Means in a Google World (Apr-Sep 2016) brings together expert opinions on how to cultivate team awareness and skills to support source expertise, and insight into specialist segments of the information industry, such as niche, visualisation, and data mining tools, that highlight the unique nature of source expertise.

  • There's Much More to Search & Discovery than Google by Lynn Strand on 10th May.
    Co-producer of the Research Focus "Source Expertise - What It Means in a Google World", Lynn Strand, highlights articles and reviews exploring what sets information professionals apart from Google.


Jinfo SubscriptionA Jinfo Subscription keeps information strategic to your organisation by providing unique and practical Content, Community and Consulting on information Sources, Technology and Value. Learn more.

  • Catherine DhanjalSubscription Update - What's New and What's Coming by Catherine Dhanjal on 11th May.
    As we approach the half-way point of our current Research Focus, "Source Expertise - What It Means in a Google World", we've published plenty of articles and reports showing how to take a more strategic role within your organisation and don't miss our upcoming webinars and Community sessions.

Latest Product Reviews:

  • Product Review of Northern Light SinglePointProduct Review of Northern Light SinglePoint on 16th May.
    Our review of Northern Light's SinglePoint portal explores how effectively it provides a single point of access to all of a client's internal and external research information including high quality data from some of the world's leading technology and industry research analysts.

  • Mini Review of FigshareMini Review of Figshare on 11th May.
    Online digital repository Figshare allows users to upload and share, for free, their research outputs, in any file format. In light of a future where researchers will increasingly have to make all of their data publicly available, reviewer Sophie Alexander outlines key advantages of using Figshare for the three user groups of researchers, publishers and institutions. She also looks at the technology and how it performs in the day-to-day management of research data.

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Latest Jinfo Subscription Articles and Reports:

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Forthcoming Webinars and Community sessions:


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.

Latest Jinfo Blog items:

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Jinfo Testimonials
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Head of Information Services, Finance
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