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Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals

Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals Book
Author : Margareta Nelke,Charlotte Håkansson
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2015-01-27
ISBN : 0081002432
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Information professionals should be able to take a proactive role as a strategic partner in their organization's competitive intelligence. Their role needs to focus on the "outside-in" approach, based on their organization's strategic needs and objectives. Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals explores the role of strategic information and intelligence in organizations, and assesses the values and needs of intelligence in organizations. The book provides guidance on how to work strategically with competitive intelligence, methods for monitoring and analysis and a process-oriented approach. Chapters include discussions on how news monitoring and competitive intelligence interact and how this offers opportunities for cooperation between different departments. Cases from the authors’ own experiences when working with competitive intelligence in international corporations are also included. Competitive intelligence (CI) is a new area for Information professionals Offers perspectives on a new trend within the library and information sector Provides a comprehensive approach to CI

Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries

Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries Book
Author : Margareta Nelke
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-11-09
ISBN : 1780632975
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is aimed at guiding managers towards systematic approaches to improve and facilitate necessary strategic business development and planning. Conditions in the workplace for the Library and Information Services (LIS) are rapidly changing: many organizations are experiencing budget restrictions as well as stakeholders questioning the value of the services. Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries offers methods and tools for LIS departments to ensure value and benefits are delivered to the parent organization. It argues that LIS must be prepared to change according to the parent organization's needs, to develop strategies for important activities and to seek alliances among key stakeholders. It also offers information on the best practice from five top-performing international LIS units. Focuses on business development and planning on a strategic level Includes chapter tools that can be immediately applied by the reader Interviews with five practicing mangers

The Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management

The Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management Book
Author : James M. Matarazzo,Toby Pearlstein
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Release : 2017-12-19
ISBN : 1787145263
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This handbook aims to be an integral text for students of library and information science and a ready-reference for information professional practitioners. The chapters provide a construct through which any information professional may learn abut the major challenges facing them in the early part of the 21st century.

Competitive Intelligence in Organizations

Competitive Intelligence in Organizations Book
Author : Adnan Jamaludin
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Competitive Intelligence in Organizations book written by Adnan Jamaludin, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

A Handbook for Corporate Information Professionals

A Handbook for Corporate Information Professionals Book
Author : Katharine Schopflin
Publisher : Facet Publishing
Release : 2014-12-31
ISBN : 185604968X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This edited collection provides a cutting edge overview of issues of key concern for information professionals providing information services in corporate environments. Corporate information professionals serving the workplace rather than learning communities or the general public face specific challenges and demands, from providing competitive intelligence to managing information in a global environment. International contributors working across a variety of sectors pinpoint the key topics facing the corporate information professionals today and share their experiences and expertise. The key topics include: - how information professionals/libraries fit into the contemporary workplace - managing the corporate intranet - the role of the corporate librarian in internal and external marketing - gaining buy-in for corporate knowledge and information management - the hybrid librarian/systems specialist - managing staff and change in a difficult climate - demonstrating value managing information in a global firm - developing corporate taxonomies at a time of change - working with suppliers/licensing for elibraries - training end-users - competitive intelligence searching. Readership: Experienced information professionals working in the corporate sector, including professional services firms, government, NGOs, commercial and industrial companies. The book should be useful to those with a high level of experience and/or seniority, wanting an overview on specific aspects of corporate information management, but will be accessible to more recent entrants to the workplace. It will also be of interest to students of librarianship and those applying for jobs within the sector, as well as the related professions of knowledge management, information architecture and intranet management.

Social Information

Social Information Book
Author : Scott Brown
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2012-07-04
ISBN : 1780633270
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Information available through ‘traditional’ business and competitive resources can be complimented by information gained through social media tools. Social Information is a must-have book for competitive and business researchers in any discipline including librarians, information professionals, intelligence analysts, students and marketing personnel, and explores how more ‘traditional’ resources can be complimented by social media tools. The book outlines different categories of social tools, competitive and business applications of these tools, and provides example searches with screenshots. The book provides concrete search examples, as well as strategies and approaches for searching social tools that may be available today or that may emerge tomorrow. Readers will learn ways to quickly develop new search strategies as new tools and features emerge. The future of social tools and information, and the lasting impact that these tools have had on how information plays a part in our lives, our businesses and our careers is discussed. The title is structured into seven chapters, covering: the impact of social media, and the approach of the book; a brief history of business and competitive information and the rise of social tools; blogs and microblogs; video, audio and images; social search engines; and the future of social information. The book specifically explores business and competitive information and approaches using social media tools Written by a highly knowledgeable and long-time practitioner and researcher in the field Provides both practical and strategic search approaches, so that the skills learned will be readily transferable to other social tools, and to social tools as they evolve

The Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management

The Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management Book
Author : James M. Matarazzo,Toby Pearlstein
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Release : 2017-12-19
ISBN : 1787149617
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This handbook aims to be an integral text for students of library and information science and a ready-reference for information professional practitioners. The chapters provide a construct through which any information professional may learn abut the major challenges facing them in the early part of the 21st century.

Assessing Competitive Intelligence Software

Assessing Competitive Intelligence Software Book
Author : France Bouthillier,Kathleen Shearer
Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9781573871730
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Value-Addedness and Information: Two Notions, One Goal -- From Data to Knowledge -- The Notion of Value -- The Value-Added Processes of Information Systems -- The Value-Added Processes of Expert and Intelligent Systems -- A Conceptual Framework for Competitive Intelligence -- The Evolution of Competitive Intelligence -- Defining Competitive Intelligence -- Competitive Intelligence and Strategy -- The Competitive Intelligence Process -- Identification of CI Needs -- Acquisition of Competitive Information -- Organization, Storage, and Retrieval. -- Analysis of Information -- Development of Intelligence Products. -- Distribution of Intelligence Products. -- Identifying the Value-Added Processes of Competitive Intelligence Software. -- Evaluating Information Technology. -- Targeting the Value-Added Dimensions. -- Other Evaluation Criteria -- Overview of Competitive Intelligence Software Applications and Related Products.]. -- A Typology of Technologies. -- Identifying CI Technology -- CI Software Products Overview. -- Evaluating Competitive Intelligence Software. -- An Evaluation Guide: Criteria and Questions -- Methodology -- Software Evaluation -- Identification of CI Needs. -- Acquisition of Competitive Information. -- Organization, Storage, and Retrieval -- Analysis of Information -- Development of CI Products -- Distribution of CI Products -- Global Assessment -- Conclusion: Competitive Intelligence Technology-Summary, Implications, and Trends -- Bibliography.

Information and Communication Technology for Competitive Intelligence

Information and Communication Technology for Competitive Intelligence Book
Author : Dirk Jaap Vriens
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2004-01-01
ISBN : 9781591401421
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Competitive intelligence (CI) is about gathering and analyzing environmental information for strategic purposes. This work shows that to select the right information and communication technology (ICT) tools for CI, an organization needs to understand the role of ICT in the CI-process.

Competitive Intelligence

Competitive Intelligence Book
Author : Larry Kahaner
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 1997
ISBN : 0684844044
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Explains how businesses gather information on their competition and the marketplace, and discusses the ethics and cost of business intelligence

Information Driven Management Concepts and Themes

Information Driven Management Concepts and Themes Book
Author : Michael E.D. Koenig
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Release : 1998-01-01
ISBN : 3110949156
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the information profession. The series IFLA Publications deals with many of the means through which libraries, information centres, and information professionals worldwide can formulate their goals, exert their influence as a group, protect their interests, and find solutions to global problems.

Recruitment Development and Retention of Information Professionals Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management

Recruitment  Development  and Retention of Information Professionals  Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management Book
Author : Pankl, Elisabeth,Theiss-White, Danielle,Bushing, Mary C.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2010-02-28
ISBN : 1615206027
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This book offers disparate yet important perspectives of various information professionals pertaining to recruitment, retention and career development of individuals within organizations"--Provided by publisher.

The Information Professional s Guide to Career Development Online

The Information Professional s Guide to Career Development Online Book
Author : Sarah L. Nesbeitt,Sarah L. Johnson,Rachel Singer Gordon
Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9781573871242
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provides practical advice on using the Internet to research educational and networking opportunities and to keep current through online conferences and discussion lists. There is also information on reading and contributing to professional literature, applying for scholarships and grants, creating an electronic resume, and researching prospective employers online. Appendices list organizations and publications with an online presence. Nesbeitt is reference/systems librarian at Maxwell Library, Bridgewater State College. Gordon is head of computer services at the Franklin Park Public Library. She is Webmaster of the library career site Lisjobs.com, and founding editor of the Info Career Trends electronic newsletter. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Management Basics for Information Professionals Third Edition

Management Basics for Information Professionals  Third Edition Book
Author : G. Edward Evans,Camila A. Alire
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1555709095
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Reflecting the rapidly changing information services environment, the third edition of this bestselling title offers updates and a broader scope to make it an even more comprehensive introduction to library management. Addressing the basic skills good library managers must exercise throughout their careers, this edition includes a completely new chapter on management ethics. Evans and Alire also pay close attention to management in "new normal" straitened economic conditions and offer updates on technological topics like social media. Among the areas covered are The managerial environment, including organizational skill sets, the importance of a people-friendly organization, and legal issues Managerial skills such as planning, accountability, trust and delegation, decision making, principles of effective organizational communication, fostering change and innovation, quality control, and marketing Key points on leadership, team-building, and human resource management Budget, resource, and technology management Why ethics matter Tips for planning a library career, with a look at the work/life debate

Super Searchers on Competitive Intelligence

Super Searchers on Competitive Intelligence Book
Author : Margaret Metcalf Carr
Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780910965644
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Companies operating in todayÆs roller-coaster economy have increasingly turned to competitive intelligence (CI) as an effective means of building and maintaining a business edge. Revealing their secrets for monitoring competitive forces and keeping on top of the trends, opportunities, and threats within their industries, this book presents 15 leading CI researchers and their hard-earned secrets. These CI researchers are from such Fortune 100 firms as Compaq Computer, Dell Computer, Lockheed Martin, Merck, and United Technologies. The tips, techniques, and models provided can be successfully applied to any business intelligence project, and the range of sources and strategies discussed will help any organization stay several steps ahead of the competition."

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences Book
Author : John D. McDonald,Michael Levine-Clark
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2017-03-15
ISBN : 1000031543
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, comprising of seven volumes, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy in seven print volumes or online. The new fourth edition, which includes 55 new entires and 60 revised entries, continues to reflect the growing convergence among the disciplines that influence information and the cultural record, with coverage of the latest topics as well as classic articles of historical and theoretical importance.

Determinants of the Use of Competitors Accounting Information by Competitive Intelligence Professionals

Determinants of the Use of Competitors  Accounting Information by Competitive Intelligence Professionals Book
Author : James Wesley Hesford
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Determinants of the Use of Competitors Accounting Information by Competitive Intelligence Professionals book written by James Wesley Hesford, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Information Management for the Intelligent Organization

Information Management for the Intelligent Organization Book
Author : Chun Wei Choo
Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9781573871259
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Information is the organisation's strategic resource, yet much of the information that an organisation recieves, is nuance and innuendo; more of a potential that a prescription for action. This book will help you gain an understanding of how an organisation may manage its information processes more effectively in order to increase its capacity to learn and adapt.

Research Anthology on Strategies for Using Social Media as a Service and Tool in Business

Research Anthology on Strategies for Using Social Media as a Service and Tool in Business Book
Author : Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2021-05-28
ISBN : 179989021X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Social media has become an integral part of society as social networking has become a main form of communication and human interaction. To stay relevant, businesses have adopted social media tactics to interact with consumers, conduct business, and remain competitive. Social technologies have reached a vital point in the business world, being essential in strategic decision-making processes, building relationships with consumers, marketing and branding efforts, and other important areas. While social media continues to gain importance in modern society, it is essential to determine how it functions in contemporary business. The Research Anthology on Strategies for Using Social Media as a Service and Tool in Business provides updated information on how businesses are strategically using social media and explores the role of social media in keeping businesses competitive in the global economy. The chapters will discuss how social tools work, what services businesses are utilizing, both the benefits and challenges to how social media is changing the modern business atmosphere, and more. This book is essential for researchers, instructors, social media managers, business managers, students, executives, practitioners, industry professionals, social media analysts, and all audiences interested in how social media is being used in modern businesses as both a service and integral tool.

Introduction To Knowledge Information Strategy An From Business Intelligence To Knowledge Sciences

Introduction To Knowledge Information Strategy  An  From Business Intelligence To Knowledge Sciences Book
Author : Akira Ishikawa,Juro Nakagawa
Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
Release : 2013-02-21
ISBN : 9814513822
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book discusses the essence, concepts, techniques, and applications of business intelligence. It also explores different aspects of crisis management, knowledge management and knowledge sciences, the applications of business intelligence in contingencies and crises, environmental issues and group intelligence.The book is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the significance of business intelligence, competition and intelligence, competitive information strategy, conflicts on patent issues, and the current state-of-the-art of business intelligence education in the US and France. The second part encompasses business intelligence and risk and crisis management, ecological issues and crisis management, business intelligence and knowledge management, and business intelligence as an organizational knowledge. The third part consists of case studies in business intelligence with special reference to the retail industry and the military arena. This part also focuses on applications of business intelligence.Finally, the book also envisages the future direction of knowledge information strategy. It will be of interest to students, academicians and people working in non-profit or non-government organizations.