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Position Title: Information Architect
Business Unit: ET&O
The Information Strategy Group, part of the Enterprise Technology and Operations organisation, is tasked with defining company-wide approaches to information architecture. Our work is focused on providing the conceptual foundations for a new ‘information supply chain’ that supports Thompson Reuters’s ambitions for the data economy.
The group is seeking a self-starting, highly-motivated individual who combines information architecture skills with an ability to synthesize and communicate abstract principles in an engaging and understandable way to a variety of stakeholders.
They will contribute to the development and diffusion of an overarching information model that defines metadata standards for information identity, rights and obligations, provenance, authorities, and quality. Where possible the group adopts external standards. Sometimes we shape them.
The Information Strategy Group works collaboratively with colleagues from across the business, from technology people to commercial managers, to ensure the model delivers value to the enterprise. We engage on specific projects as well as undertaking purer research. The group also works with external organizations and standards bodies, customers, and technology providers.
To drive definition and adoption of information standards within, and promote platform approaches to, systems and capabilities involved in the full content supply chain.
Initially the role will be focused on establishing standards for rights management and data provenance with a view to ensuring adoption and use across TR in a medium term timescale
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Subsequently the role will contribute to determining the information “big rules” that should govern the complete TR content supply chain and ecosystem, from acquisition to product, along with identifying any new capabilities that may be required.
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