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The business of getting a better question to answer

Apr. 16th | Posted by 0 comments
Photo by Constance ArdIf ever there was a time to hone your skills at getting to the essence of the matter, it is now. With information users overwhelmed with information overload, and needing to sift through too much irrelevant material to find a few nuggets of insight, the ability to drill down to the essence of the matter, is a valuable skill. Read more...

Overloaded & underwhelmed

Feb. 21st | Posted by 2 comments
Business comparison graph_iStock_000005308410SmallIn 2014, professions are focussing on value, according to the recent results of the BRW/Beaton Client Choice Awards. The BRW/Beaton Client Choice Awards are a major review of the perceptions of over 41,000 clients engaging with Australian professional service firms in management consulting, law, accounting and consulting engineering. Within firms, information professionals have the same concerns about how their services are valued by their colleagues. Read more...

More from less in 2013

Dec. 4th | Posted by 0 comments
More signAustralia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has identified ‘more from less’ as being one of the six mega trends that change the way that we live and work. Research Tips readers are in the midst of the upheaval in the information world and working in an environment of delivering more with less. Read more...

Revealing company quirks

Nov. 22nd | Posted by 0 comments
Quirky business teamCompanies have personalities and characteristics, just like the people that work for them. When you are looking for nuggets of insightful information about companies, you need to think like the company, and the type of character that the company is. Read more...

Spicing up your sources

Sep. 2nd | Posted by 0 comments
Photo by sling@flickrResearchers love their sources, like cooks love their sauces. Also like cooks, researchers are constantly expanding their collection of sources to turn to. Like good product testing, each week time is set aside to get to know a few new sources for finding, sharing or managing information. It is all part of building in quality and reassurance into delivering research services. Read more...

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