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    customers list reads like a Who s Who in Corporate Finance as the business continues to deliver reliable high value productivity solutions across a growing range of corporate finance activities Every day we track the activity of some 50 000 of the world s largest and most important quoted companies across North America Europe and Asia Pacific and we collect and store all their publicly available financial information which is indexed for easy discovery and available in its original form Over 20 years PI has built up a database of over 15 million documents and adds documents at a rate of 3 000 per day We are passionate about understanding our customers what they do and how they do it As a result we are at the forefront of developing services that deliver productivity gains to our clients For us it is simple time is your most precious commodity so whatever you need to achieve we help you do it quicker better and with more confidence Our business principles reflect how we achieve this Innovation The success of our clients and ourselves relies on creativity and reliability By fully understanding the work our clients do and our continual investment in new ideas we have developed services that cut hours from our clients days Responsiveness Customer service is at our heart We recognise the speed of the market and target ourselves on exceeding clients expectations Expertise We are close to the market with our teams of financial market experts document gurus and skilled developers Trust Trust is pivotal to a successful business relationship Having built strong ties over the last 18 years our transparency and integrity are well known Flexibility We will work with you to ensure the best fit Over the past 20 years we have enjoyed building relationships and

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    for the leading investment banks corporate lawyers and other professional advisers involved in corporate finance worldwide About Us About Us PI History Careers Partners Request a Demo Request a Trial PI History 2011 PI opens offices in New York and Hong Kong Launch of International Private Company Data service PI opens Mumbai office PI opens Beijing office 2010 Launch of PI ECM Insight 2009 Perfect Information Launches Anti Money Laundering Service 2008 Launch of PI Navigator 2006 PI re brands Introduction of Sustainability Report collection 2005 Launch of PI Search PI s one click search interface 2004 PI Conference division is established first conference held at the Grove 2003 Launch of PI Debt PI s fixed income securities service 2001 Launch of first ever free text search engine across scanned corporate filings 2000 Introduction of European Shareholder Filings collection 1999 Launch of re indexed EDGAR collection Introduction of Asia pacific filings 1998 Launch of UK Private Company Data collection 1997 Introduction of Bond document coverage 1996 PI launches on the Internet 1995 PI is the first company to introduce ISDN connectivity for corporate filings 1993 LSE stops providing microfiche filings PI begins sourcing documents 1991 PI established as first online

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    We have spent nearly two decades building a company that we can be proud of We have achieved this by hiring people who have the passion to deliver exceptional products and services to our clients To ensure this continues to happen we are always looking for talented people who can bring with them spirit ambition and inspiration So if you are interested in a company that encourages creativity drive and

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    PI History Careers Partners Request a Demo Request a Trial Partners Perfect information has strategic alliances with various service providers to financial and corporate marketplaces If you would like to request information on becoming a partner please contact Roberta De Gregorio or call 44 0 207 892 4234 Alacra Inc is a leading global provider of business and financial information The company provides a diverse portfolio of fast sophisticated online and offline services that allow users to quickly find analyze package and present mission critical business information Equifax is a long term partner for PI and provides information on Private Companies Experian is the leading global information services company providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries The company helps businesses to manage credit risk prevent fraud target marketing offers and automate decision making Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange EXPN and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2011 was US 4 2 billion Experian employs approximately 15 000 people in 41 countries and has its

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    Us Contact Us Request a Demo Request a Trial Request a Demo Request a Trial Europe Perfect Information Ltd 4th Floor 10 Queen Street Place London EC4R 1BE Fax 44 20 3741 1001 Helpdesk 44 20 3741 1155 Research 44 20 3741 1170 knowledge perfectinfo com research perfectinfo com Click Here to view map United States Toll Free helpdesk 1 866 845 2080 knowledge perfectinfo com research perfectinfo com Asia

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    Request a Demo Request a Trial Request a Demo Request a Trial Request a Demo PI welcome potential users of its services Please complete the following form in full and one of our Business Development team will contact you to arrange a meeting at your convenience Contact Information denotes a required field First Name Last Name Company Business Email please supply a valid business email address Phone Number Interested in

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    for evaluation purposes Trials will only be activated following verification Contact Information denotes a required field First Name Last Name Company Job Title Department Business Email please supply a valid business email address Phone Number Address Country Trial Information Product s required for trial please tick as appropriate PI Filings Expert nbsp nbsp Now with Investor Presentations PI Navigator PI ECM Insight PI Private Company Data PI Debt Introduction and feedback processes are integral parts of the trial Prior to obtaining access to our database you will be given a short eight minute introduction to the content and functionality of our system The introduction can be carried out face to face or over the web at your convenience A member of the Account Support team will contact you to arrange the session At the end of the trial your Business Development Manager will contact you to discuss your feedback Trial Objectives In order for you to gain the most value from the trial it is important that your trial objectives are set This will enable us to best advise which features apply to you and your role It will also assist during the feedback process by establishing how our system

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    the conference was as follows Law Firms 34 Banks 26 Professional Services 17 Vendors 10 Other which includes industry bodies insurance hedge funds and private equity 8 Recruitment Firms 5 On the whole the feedback was very positive with the vast majority of feedback forms recommending that their company attend the conference in 2008 We have already had a number of excellent suggestions for topics to include next year and ways to better the conference format Feedback Highlights Aspects of the conference such as booking admin programme content speech content organisation and the overall event received scores of 4 and 5 s The venue was well liked by all attendees receiving mainly 5 s The main attractions for attending the event are the networking opportunities programme attendee list previous attendance word of mouth and the opportunity to share experiences with industry colleagues The majority of speakers were given a high ranking ranging between 3 and 5 The most popular speakers were Jacqueline Beattie Stuart Hensel and Dave Snowden 5 excellent 4 very good 3 good 2 fair and 1 poor Breakout Sessions Feedback from the breakout sessions was on the whole very positive with many attendees liking the sessions on the softer skills and also issues surrounding vendor relationships case studies and recruitment problems From feedback it is clear that the best sessions were those that were interactive and involved sharing experiences amongst the group The most popular sessions were The Practice of Facilitation with James Traeger Understanding the Drivers behind a Vendor Salesman with Dermot Corrigan and Successful Communication with Business NLP with Katie Hogg Networking Social Events Both evenings received a very warm welcome from the delegates as they were seen as excellent opportunities to network and socialise with friends vendors and new industry colleagues Highlights included our trip and drinks reception at the Roman Baths on the Tuesday evening and the gala champagne reception in the hotel gardens on the Wednesday It was also great to have the vast majority of delegates there for the whole 3 days of the conference and for both evenings The only lowlight in all of this being our after dinner speaker who was not so well liked Here are some quotes from our clients regarding PIC 2007 Thank you once again I have come back to the workplace inspired and refreshed Susan Dennis Charles Russell This was my first PI Conference I genuinely thought the set up and format was excellent Plenty of content to take away from excellent speakers please a great opportunity to meet contacts Gavin Lewis Swets I thought the conference was excellent There was a great balance between speaker panel and breakout sessions with the timing of each spot on The content was appropriately varied whilst remaining within the framework of the conference theme and there was plenty of opportunity for networking The venue was perfect and being in Bath gave all of us based in London the added lift of getting out of the city The organisation was superb and I can appreciate how much effort must have gone into making the conference a success Well done Alison Black Clifford Chance Thank you so much for yet another enjoyable and useful conference The speakers and break out sessions were well worthwhile and the networking opportunity invaluable I had a really great time Judith Hamilton Rabobank First of all big congratulations on putting together yet another very successful conference It can t be faulted in any way Isabella Folwell Threadneedle I found the conference very interesting and had a thoroughly enjoyable time Excellent organisation well done Janice Clarke Head of Library Information Services Holman Fenwick Willan Now the only information conference aimed at high level professionals and with a strategic focus The format encourages participation unlike other conferences Susan Doe Sidley Austin UK Limited PIC 2007 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PIC 2007 SPONSORS Event Page The Perfect Information Conference 2007 Tuesday 1st May optional Wednesday 2nd May Thursday 3rd May 2007 MacDonald Bath Spa Hotel Staying Relevant in a Constantly Evolving Environment What s Next for the Information Professional PI Conferences are pleased to announce the 4th Perfect Information Conference formerly known as the IPLC which is to take place on the 1st 2nd and 3rd May 2007 at the MacDonald Bath Spa Hotel This year s conference will assess the current issues and challenges facing the information industry and look at the solutions to these problems It will analyse how Information Centres and the Information Professional can stay viable and relevant whilst coping with change looking at how professional personal and organisational development is crucial to this process Our uniquely bespoke programme put together during many months of industry research and interviews offers delegates the chance not only to learn from well known and respected speakers but also to develop practical skills that can be taken away and used instantly within any business environment The event consists of a mixture of keynote presentations and interactive break out sessions giving delegates the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences and at the same time focus on the key skills and topics that are most relevant to each individual In addition to the conference there are many opportunities for networking and socialising where attendees can mix with industry colleagues and friends old and new Speakers to feature this year include Mick Cope Managing Director WizOz Dave Snowden Founder Chief Scientific Officer Cognitive Edge Pte Ltd Economist Intelligence Unit Lee Bryant Director Headshift Ruth Ward Head of Knowledge Systems Development Allen Overy Jacqueline Beattie Head of Business Information Services ABN AMRO Who Should Attend This conference targets all professional skill sets within Global Investment Banking Accountancy and Consultancy institutions Public Sector will also benefit from this conference Why Should You Attend Increase professional development enhance industry understanding Share knowledge experiences with your peers Learn something new refreshing relevant Develop skills to better your department s efficiency effectiveness Enjoy practical interactive sessions with industry experts Develop ability to identify changes tackle current challenges Chance to socialise with industry colleagues with your suppliers 2006 Attendees ABN AMRO AIG Alacra Allen Overy Apax Partners Baker McKenzie Bank of England British Library Bureau Van Dijk Charles Russell Clifford Chance Commerzbank CSFB Deustche Bank English Nature EuroInfoPool Experian Factiva Financial Times Freshfields Global Insight Grant Thornton Herbert Smith HSBC ICC Intelligent Resources JP Morgan Lazards Lehman Brothers Lesley Robinson Consulting Lexis Nexis Linklaters Lovells Mercer Oliver Wyman Merrill Lynch Morgan Stanley NM Rothschild Sons Norton Rose One Source Polygon PWC Rabobank Richards Butler Robson Rhodes Runtime Collective Thomson Financial Threadneedle UBS Warburg Pincus Watson Wyatt Further Information For more details on the conference please contact Roberta De Gregorio Tel 44 0 207 892 4234 Email robertag perfectinfo com PIC 2007 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PIC 2007 SPONSORS Programme Speakers Jacqueline Beattie Head of Business Information ABN AMRO Jacqueline is the UK Head of Business Information Services at ABN Amro working as part of the Global Business Information Services team Jacqueline s career includes experience of managing knowledge and information both in the public and private sectors within organisations such as Xerox KPMG Ealing Council and Nortel Networks Jacqueline has in depth hands on experience of how organisations approach both information and knowledge management She promotes the delivery of customer focused services through continuously improving processes by highly motivated teams of information professionals Whilst at the same time proactively managing the constant need for evaluating the service to ensure that customer requirements and expectations are being met i e staying relevant to the organisation Lee Bryant Director Headshift Lee Bryant is a founding director of Headshift a leading social software consultancy and developer for large organisations He is a regular speaker and writer on the role of online social networking in transforming business education and public participation He has been playing with words and computers since the age of 10 and has been creating innovative online applications for over a decade He is also a board member of the social enterprise Involve which focuses on the creation of new forms of public participation Headshift has been working with leading law firms consultancies and large corporate s for several years developing implementations of lightweight enterprise social software systems and has emerged as a leader in this fast growing field Manny Cohen Chairman CEO The RM Group Manny Cohen is currently celebrating 30 years in the Information Industry He started in 1977 as a researcher of Company Government records is chairman of the RM Group owner of the company and anti money laundering database armadillo the first commercial company database on the web which he was instrumental in conceiving launching He is also a director of ACRA the Association of Company Registration Agents a former RAF reserve officer a Freeman of the City of London and a long time supporter of the City Information Industry Dermot Corrigan Consultant Dermot returns for the fourth successive year having chaired the 2006 event and been a panellist before that Among his recent consulting assignments Dermot has worked for some of the most renowned brands in the information industry such as Wolters Kluwer He has also been called upon to advise a leading private equity house on emerging opportunities in enterprise web 2 0 and has invested in and advised two digital media start ups Until last year he was he was Development Director for LexisNexis News Business portfolio which included the core global platform and specialist applications such as media evaluation and know your customer tools Previously he spent two years at PR Newswire the news distribution and investor relations arm of United Business Media where he was Sales and Marketing Director EMEA and responsible for upwards of 70 staff across 6 countries Before this he spent nine years with Frost Sullivan the market analysis and consulting firm where he ran the European sales operation for three years till 1999 This followed a two year stint as Senior Marketing Consultant in Frost Sullivan s healthcare practice and a number of years in international sales and account management Dermot is married with two sons and lives in North London Alun Davies Head of Knowledge Management Lovells Alun Davies has been Head of Knowledge Management at the global law firm Lovells since 2002 He is responsible for the firm s knowledge management strategy and for developing the firm s professional support knowhow management and information services The firm s KM team comprises over one hundred lawyers knowhow managers and information professionals operating from most of the firm s 26 offices Alun joined Lovells from Credit Suisse First Boston where he was the Regional Director of Information and Records Management However most of his career has been spent in the legal sector having served as Head of Information Services at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for over twelve years and Allen and Overy before that A qualified information manager Alun has been actively involved in professional activities for many years Dr Hazel Hall Senior Lecturer Napier University Dr Hazel Hall is Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing at Napier University Edinburgh Her research interests include the education and training of information professionals online information services provision business information sources and services online communities and collaboration and knowledge management Hazel has completed research and consultancy with companies such as KPMG Sun Microsystems and Scottish Enterprise Between February and July 2006 she undertook a secondment at TFPL supported by a Royal Academy of Engineering grant Hazel is a member of the Executive Committee of Online a judge of the Annual International Information Industry Awards and conducts refereeing duties for a number of academic journals and research bodies She has performed several roles at various examination boards and validations in UK universities She serves on the editorial boards of Library and Information Science Research the Journal of Information Science and the Handbook of Information Science and Management Sage and is a member of the Peer Review College for the Arts and Humanities Research Board Sue Hill Managing Director Sue Hill Recruitment Sue Hill has been prominent in the information field as a recruiter for over twenty years Her background in information supply led her neatly to recruitment within the sector and she is currently the Managing Director of the largest independent recruitment agency for information and knowledge managers Sue has an excellent overview of all aspects of information work and the many issues that arise for both employers and practitioners Kate Hogg Director Resolution Coaching and Training Katie is a highly skilled and experienced coach facilitator and trainer who specialises in the design development and delivery of a range of NLP based programmes and facilitated events She works in both the UK and extensively throughout Europe and is bilingual in English and Spanish Recent work includes design and delivery of a development programme combining coaching and training for senior managers in a very successful direct savings bank She has also recently completed design and delivery of a suite of management development programmes in interpersonal skills influencing skills and leadership skills for a large pharmaceuticals company She has worked extensively in Bank of America Dresdner Bank Hutchison 3G Unisys Vodafone Biogen Pfizer Towers Perrin Morgan Stanley JP Morgan and ING Direct She is an INLPTA certified NLP Trainer and spent 6 years working in personal and professional development organisations before she set out on her own 8 years ago Prior to that she travelled extensively lived in Mexico and later Tanzania and worked for UNHCR on projects related to healthcare for refugee women In coaching she works with individuals at all levels of organisations on all aspects of professional and personal development and performance issues Her style is described as creative intelligent professional and practical Those she works with report the immediate benefits of a clearer perspective and a greatly enhanced ability to establish and achieve their goals in life She brings great breadth of experience and depth of insight as well as tremendous energy enthusiasm and laughter to all that she does Jackie Marfleet Knowledge Management Senior Manager Ernst Young Jackie Marfleet has more than 15 years management experience gained in a variety of roles She joined Ernst Young in February 2007 as a Senior Manager responsible for Knowledge Management within the consultancy practice Prior to joining E Y Jackie spent two years with the British Library where she was responsible for leading the development and provision of the British Library s free and priced reference and research services Before joining the British Library Jackie worked at JP Morgan where she was Vice President of Operations within Investment Banking Her responsibilities included leading the deployment of the firm wide global CRM tool in Europe Jackie also managed the Business Research Centre in London and was responsible for the provision of information to the European offices Jackie has also spent a number of years working in the consultancy sector She was Head of Information Services at KPMG and was also engaged as a consultant in KPMG s Strategy Economics and Marketing practice Prior to this Jackie worked for Braxton Associates a niche strategy consultancy where she set up the information department in London Paul Matthews Consultant PACE Partnership Paul s background and experience includes key client management sales management business development and training within blue chip organisations He has spent the past five years working predominantly with professional services firms In addition to the UK Paul has worked in the Middle East North Africa the Far East Australia and the Indian Sub Continent He draws on this diverse experience to help his clients achieve their goals through the implementation of effective practical and measurable solutions The PACE Partnership advises coaches and develops its clients on how to win new business retain their key clients and build greater client loyalty It helps firms improve their profitability by establishing the strategy processes skills and confidence for effective business development practice James Mclaughlin Head of Global Knowledge Services Citigroup James is Head of Global Knowledge Services within the Banking Division at Citigroup In this role he is responsible for Citigroup s Knowledge Process Offshoring KPO activity in Mumbai India with functions across Information Services Banking Analytics Presentation Technologies and Business Administration James also has responsibility for Global Banking s market data and banker desktop services He is also responsible for knowledge management through delivery of a Business wide information portal and intranet James has been at Citigroup for 8 years having joined via the merger with Schroders in 2000 Previous to that James ran Information Services at Deutsche Bank in London He started his career as an Information Researcher at Merrill Lynch in the City after graduating in Library Information Studies from Manchester Polytechnic Whilst at Citigroup restructuring has been a constant theme starting with the initial 3 way merger of Schroder s Citibank s and Salomon Brother s Information Centres through to re structuring of the traditional Library Information function and it s eventual off shoring The function has grown to include desktop delivery of information services delivery of knowledge management solutions and has branched off further still into other knowledge related off shoring activity Simon Miller Consultant Best Foot Forward Simon Miller is a project manager and consultant at Best Foot Forward an Oxford based consultancy specialising in Ecological Footrpinting and carbon accounting Best Foot Forward have completed in depth analyses ranging from the environmental impact of a single organic apple to the entire City of London Simon has a strong environmental background after completing an MSc Environmental Sustainability at Edinburgh University In 2004 Simon became a consultant at AEA Technology where he spent the majority of the following two years working on the government s Envirowise programme Simon has extensive experience working closely with businesses to improve their resource efficiency and has particularly worked in the fields of eco design and water efficiency Frank Morton Head of Business Information Lehman Brothers www lesleyrobinson co uk Frank has particular expertise in non contentious employment law and providing strategic advice to commercial clients and institutions Frank has sector expertise in the areas of financial services construction utilities and outsourcing Frank offers strategic advice on collective employment law issues restructuring programs discrimination outsourcing and major change issues in the UK and to multi national companies Christopher Smith Consultant Bath Consultancy Group Chris has over 20 years experience as a consultant and business leader working with a range of industries including financial services telecommunications and the public sector His consulting work encompasses leadership team and organisation development He most enjoys working on challenges that require the development of leaders to generate organisational change in order to achieve strategy which is the specialist focus of Bath Consultancy Group He is currently working on leadership development initiatives with the global IT team in a major investment bank the Europe wide leaders in Canon a partner development initiative with one of the big 4 accounting firms and senior managers in an education and publishing business He also works with senior leaders as an Executive coach His past experience includes roles in banking and telecommunications as well as consultancy and academia As the Director responsible for leadership and management development at Cable Wireless Group he set the development strategy introduced an integrated global learning approach and managed the entire training and development function through a period of rapid downsizing As an Associate Programme Director with London Business School he led a number of senior leadership development programmes with significant international companies such as Barclays and Diageo as well as researching the effectiveness of project based learning Earlier in his career he worked with Price Waterhouse consultants undertaking change assignments in the public sector and he began his career in international banking Dave Snowden Founder Chief Scientific Officer Cognitive Edge Pte Ltd Dave Snowden is a major figure in the movement towards integration of humanistic approaches to knowledge management and sensemaking He is generally held to be one of the leading practitioners and thinkers in the field of naturalising science based approached to decision theory and sense making Well know for his work on the role of narrative and complexity theory in sense making he is an entertaining speaker and formidable realist and one of the few thought leaders who can bring together the academic and practitioner perspectives into a single comprehensive purview His original degree is in Philosophy from the University of Lancaster and he also has an MBA from Middlesex University He is the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Cognitive Edge which focuses on the development of the theory and practice of sensemaking Cognitive Edge exists to integrate academic thinking with practice in organisations throughout the world and operates on a network model working with Academics Government Commercial Organisations NGOs and Independent Consultants The Centre spun off from IBM in July 2005 to allow it greater freedom to explore new trans disciplinary and participatory approaches to research and the creation of an open source approach to management consultancy The Cynefin framework which lies at the heart of the approach has been recognised by several commentators as one of the first practical applications of complexity theory to management science A native of Wales he was formerly a Director in the IBM Institute for Knowledge Management and founder of the Cynefin Centre for organisational complexity Bronia Szczygiel Partner Impact Factory Bronia Szczygiel is an Associate Partner at Impact Factory where she specialises in Project Management Communications Leadership and Presentation Skills She has over twenty years management experience in a scientific business environment Bronia began her career as an Electronics Engineer and spent ten years in an IT research environment moving from project delivery to a management role She is a Chartered Engineer a Master Practitioner of NLP and Certified NLP Coach Bronia now uses her knowledge and expertise to devise and deliver programmes that utilise both her corporate and coaching experience She has an absolute passion for developing people and combines a strong analytical approach with a warm and bubbly personal style Bronia has worked with many of Impact Factory s top clients including British Airways Fidelity Johnson Controls Ltd Merrill Lynch News International Raytheon Systems Unilever and Mitsubishi UFJ James Traeger Senior Consultant Roffey Park James has 18 years experience in human and organisational development His varied career includes winning a fringe first award as a theatre producer at the Edinburgh Festival as general manager of one of Europe s leading commercial photo agencies and as the co developer of the Navigator Programme the only international men s development programme to be run in the public private and voluntary sectors He recently won acclaim for his work on the Metropolitan Police s gender agenda and is a member of the prestigious Centre for Action Research in Professional Practice at the University of Bath He specialises in leadership with due attention and sensitivity to organisational and global diversity James is the Programme Director for the Roffey Park Art of Facilitation programme Ruth Ward Head of Knowledge Systems Development Allen Overy Ruth Ward is Allen Overy s Head of Knowledge Systems and Development Ruth qualified as a banking lawyer in 1992 and worked in private practice before moving into legal knowledge management in 2000 Ruth is a senior member of A O s global know how and training function and has responsibility for developing and co ordinating knowledge systems and resources internationally in line with the firm s knowledge strategy Ruth s project portfolio currently includes work on social software and search Ruth also advises groups in the firm on KM initiatives and supports a number of clients in their KM activities Ruth is a regular speaker at KM conferences and has contributed articles to a number of legal business and KM journals She is a member of the KM advisory group of the Society for Computers and Law PIC 2007 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PIC 2007 SPONSORS Photos Click on a thumbnail to view a larger version of the image PIC 2007 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PIC 2007 SPONSORS Delegates Area Please find the below the conference presentations and breakout session outcome documents to download Main Presentations Wednesday 2nd May Case Study ABM AMRO The Changing Service Staying Competitive Through Continuous Improvement Jacqueline Beattie Head of Business Information ABN AMRO The Process of Business Origination Development in Professional Services Firms Paul Matthews Consultant PACE Partnership Growing Social Media Projects From The Ground Up Lee Bryant Director Headshift Ruth Ward Head of Knowledge Systems Development Allen Overy Thursday 3rd May Emerging Markets Russia The CIS Stuart Hensel Senor Economist Central Eastern Europe Economist Intelligence Unit Narrative in Learning Systems Dave Snowden Founder Chief Scientific Officer Cognitive Edge Breakout Sessions Wednesday 2nd May Understanding the Drivers Behind a Vendor Salesman Dermot Corrigan Consultant Next Steps in Social Software Towards Enterprise 2 0 Lee Bryant Headshift Ruth Ward Allen Overy Continually Improving an Information Service Jacqueline Beattie ABN AMRO The Practice of Facilitation James Traeger Roffey Park Reducing Your Carbon Footprint in the Workplace Simon Miller Best Foot Forward Thursday 3rd May How should Universities Prepare Graduates for the Working World Hazel Hall Napier University Presentation Report Successful Communication with Business NL P Katie Hogg Resolution Coaching Training Internal Networking The Route to Successfully Promoting You Your Team Jackie Marfleet Ernst Young PIC 2007 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PIC 2007 SPONSORS IPLC 2006 Chilston Park Hotel Kent 9th 10th 11th May 2006 The third Information Professional Learning Conference IPLC The event took place on the 9th 10th and 11th May 2006 at Chilston Park Hotel in Kent Closure Report The Perfect Information Conference 2006 Closure Report Customer Feedback According to delegates the quality of the conference was a huge success and gauging from feedback received the third IPLC has proven as popular if not more than the previous two years This was mostly due to the programme content quality of speakers and facilitators slick organisation Clients who attended the previous two years also mentioned that this year felt more relaxed since the conference was more firmly established The success of any event can be judged on repeat business and as such over 70 of our guests have returned from last year Furthermore Greg Simidian randomly questioned 20 people at the conference all of which said they would come back to next year s PI Conference From the feedback forms received all delegates said they would recommend their company attends next year On the whole the delegate feedback was very positive Feedback highlights Almost all feedback forms revealed that the main attractions of the IPLC 2006 were the relevant topic good recommendations from colleagues and the successful previous two events Most feedback forms this year received 4s and 5s on booking admin programme documentation and organisation Venue facilities was the only one to receive 3s and 4s Most speakers were given a high evaluation ranging between 3 and 5 3 Good 5 Excellent 1 being the poorest ranking Breakout Sessions Feedback from the breakout sessions was generally very positive Delegates who had attended last year s conference felt that the quality of facilitators and breakout session topic was much better this year The most popular breakout sessions were Managing the impact of change Selling successfully to internal customers both facilitated by Peter Grundy Wikis Weblogs by Lee Bryant was another popular session Evening Gala Dinner The evening gala dinner received a very warm welcome from the delegates who always enjoy the opportunity to network and catch up with old friends The after dinner this year Gary Richardson was also very well received unlike our controversial speaker from last year Humberto Aguilar convicted money launderer Here are some quotes from our clients Isabella Folwell Threadneedle Just a brief note to say thank you very much for a superb conference All your hard work certainly showed Michelle Fordyce Herbert Smith I have just posted my feedback form but wanted to thank you for a wonderful conference The sessions and workshops were great but most of all it was an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues from other City firms The hotel was fantastic very comfortable and relaxed and I thought everyone worked very hard to keep us all entertained Your hard work and organisation really showed and was very much appreciated Scott Basham Smith Merrill Lynch Just thought I would drop you a mail to say what wonderful job you did in organising a great Conference it was very useful and great fun I would definately recommend it Judith Hamilton Rabobank Congratulations on yet another hugely successful conference I have to thank you for the wonderful hospitality provided and the opportunity to get together with my colleagues from other organisations which I always find enjoyable and useful Event Page The Perfect Information Conference 2006 Tuesday 9th May optional evening Wednesday 10th May 2006 start of the conference Thursday 11th May 2006 Chilston Park Hotel Kent Understanding the main drivers for change in the information industry and coping with these changes PI Conferences is delighted to host their third Information Professional Learning Conference IPLC The event will take place on the 9th optional 10th and 11th May 2006 at Chilston Park Hotel in Kent Many months of research have been invested across the information community regarding the trends and topics currently faced by the information market As a result of this detailed insight a bespoke programme has been created that sets the IPLC apart from other conferences The theme for next year s conference is Understanding the main drivers for change in the information industry and coping with these changes This two day conference has been split into four main areas Knowledge will be gained on information delivery trends and how new products within the market can impact the way we receive information The impact on our working lives and how this is affecting our organisations The practicalities of change to the business and aligning information management with company strategy and understanding the role of the change manager Finally we will discuss the need to embrace a culture of change and creativity facing up to the future and acting upon it Speakers included this year are Heather Hooper Business Information Centre Manager JP Morgan Peter Thomson Director of the Future Work Forum Henley Management College Tony Grundy Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management Cranfield University Ron Donaldson Senior Knowledge Ecologist English Nature Jackie Marfleet Head of Reference Research British Library Who should attend This conference targets all professional skill sets within Global Investment Banking Accountancy and Consultancy institutions Public Sector will also benefit from this conference Why should you attend Improve yourself and your industry understanding Improve your decision making options Know the views of your peers Use the profile and networking opportunities to help your business Be at the centre of the discussion Learn something new Improve your department s efficiency and effectiveness Know and understand the changes before they happen Make sure you re ahead of the competition Identify understand and tackle the changes Anticipate the future Click here to view an article written by one of Perfect Information s clients regarding last year s IPLC For more information on the event please contact Roberta De Gregorio Tel 44 0 207 892 4234 Email robertag perfectinfo com Programme Speakers Martin Ainsworth Independent Consultant Martin is an independent consultant in information services and information technology with over 20 years experience across public sector consultancy and financial services Most recently he was an Associate Director at Hawkpoint Partners the largest employee owned corporate finance business in Europe where he directed the Information Services and Information Technology departments of the firm Previously he was a founding member of J O Hambro Magan Co Ltd setting up research services and computer infrastructure for the newly formed Corporate Finance boutique With the acquisition of the business by NatWest Markets Martin moved to the restructured NatWest Markets Corporate Finance Ltd There he integrated the research and technology departments of the two businesses and directed and managed teams of information technology professionals and researchers to support the new business In 2000 the business separated from NatWest under a management buyout to become Hawkpoint Partners Limited Martin has considerable experience in developing knowledge management programmes based around Client Relation Management CRM and content management including third party data content management Martin started his career in the Library service of the Department of Trade and Industry and then joined the emerging strategic management consultancy MAC Group now Gemini Consulting where he set up their research function in London Graduating in Classics from Cambridge University Martin holds a postgraduate diploma in Librarianship from the University of Wales He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Information Professionals CILIP the City Information Group CIG and the Special Libraries Association SLA Lee Bryant Director Headshift Lee Bryant is an on line social communication specialist with a focus on knowledge development and has a strong belief in the empowering potential of the Internet He has been playing with words and computers since the age of 10 and published his first code aged 11 Pre Internet he wrote and researched in the field of International Relations working as a media consultant for the Bosnian government in London and Sarajevo during the war In 1996 he co founded one of the first successful online agencies to focus on building online knowledge communities and also helped establish the social enterprise Brixton Online where he remains a director he is also on the Board of a new charity called Involve that is exploring new forms of public participation In 2002 Lee and his team founded a new company Headshift Ltd to focus on the emerging area of social software and since then he has become a leading writer and practitioner in the field of augmented online social interaction whilst working in close partnership with Headshift s clients to create innovative online applications Headshift is now at the forefront of the UK social software industry and its clients and partners include NHS organisations professional services firms corporates local government NGOs and think tanks Angela Burdett Senior Vice President of Investment Banking Thomson No further info Ron Donaldson Senior Knowledge Ecologist English Nature Educated to degree level in Geology and Ecology in my native North East the newsagent said he would keep my paper job open so I still have fallback position I originally spent 20 years in Civil Service Information Systems before seeing the light on an interviewing course when the trainer noticed I was asking questions in binary I hold Dave Snowden now of the Cynefin Centre wholly responsible for infecting me first with ideas of stories patterns and communities then more latterly in the darker arts of complexity theory attractors and unorder I am a paid up member of the National Trust Camping Club and the Campaign for Real Ale CAMRA which just about sums up my other interests of nature archeology and real ale I have fallen back on calling my discipline Knowledge Ecology simply because I believe that knowledge cannot be managed An ecological or more correctly social complexity approach infers working with starting conditions catalysing and facilitating the interactions between individuals and communities then nurturing those emergent patterns that please us Finally reinforcing positive patterns with feedback such as encouragement ensures more of the same This patterning of behaviours towards a reinforcing outcome is the equivalent of an attractor in physical complexity theory Then if all this wonderful thoughtful stuff fails get everyone down the pub to tell each other stories Jacquie Drake Director of Praxis Centre Cranfield School of Management Dr Jacquie Drake is Executive Director of The Praxis Centre at Cranfield School of Management where she has been a faculty member for 25 years Praxis takes a holistic approach to management development and it has pioneered many innovative approaches to personal and organisational effectiveness Jacquie has identified and championed a range of creative developments in this field and has drawn together a virtual faculty of over 60 specialists Together they have established and sustain a truly leading edge

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