Visit the Subject Guide for Researcher Profiles and Identifiers: Improving Research Visibility and Impact by Veliswa Tshetsha.
"Universities must increase the visibility of their research to demonstrate the contribution they make to the knowledge economy, improve their chances in the competition for government research funding and position themselves well to work with industry or third sector partners." - Neil Jacobs
These presentations contain detailed information on why researcher visibility is important and how to compare journals.
ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID. It is a sixteen-digit permanent digital identifier for researchers. It is an international standard to help researchers to establish and maintain their scholarly identity. It aims to solve common issues such as:
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