Back in 2012, Jisc commissioned a study of the costs, benefits and risks associated with collecting and analysing citation data. That study is now nearing completion and will be published very soon. As a precursor to that, on 14 May 2013 I and a group of other interested parties went along to the Jisc offices in London to discuss the findings and their implications.
The study has been conducted by Curtis+Cartwright, and Geoff Curtis was there to present the draft report. It identifies three use cases for analysing citation data: