You are invited to participate in Outsell, Inc.ís
( annual Information Management Benchmark
Operations Study.  This study, covering industries, government agencies and
academic institutions, will focus on information management functions such
as information centers and libraries; knowledge management;  records
management; and competitive intelligence. This study is concerned with job
roles, organization, reporting, budget, users, staff, services, and
strategic management.  Outsellís Vendor Portfolio Management Benchmark study
runs in the fall.

Your answers will remain confidential and will be aggregated with others.
All participants who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing for
one of  five $200 cash prizes, for themselves or for a charity of their
choice.  Respondents who complete the survey will also receive their choice
of one of the following complete Outsell briefings, which they may download
immediately after completing the survey.

 -  The Changing Roles Of Content Management Functions: View From The
Corporate Sector, 2004
  - The Changing Roles Of Content Management Functions: View From The
Government Sector, 2004

We ask that only one person from each department or buying unit answer the
survey to avoid duplicate responses from the same organization.

Please enter the survey at:

User: Outsell

Password: survey

The survey will close on Friday May 13, 2005 at midnight Pacific Time.

If you have questions, please contact Karen Wilson at
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We value your input and appreciate your time.  The results of this study
will provide invaluable insights into the strategic direction for
information management functions. For those who completed our Vendor
Portfolio Information Management Benchmark study in late 2004 Ė your
Briefing will be sent to you shortly via email.


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