Dale Moore works as a freelance content specialist in the south west of England. He has worked as an information manager since 1997 for a range of organisations, large and small, in the public and private sectors.
He is particularly interested in the creation and development of taxonomies and metadata to support content findability and how to provide low cost/high value solutions to practical content management problems using a range of tools and techniques.
Find him on LinkedIn and Twitter @dalegmoore
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Q&A with Inzyon - adopting an "insights-based approach"Thursday, 12th September 2019
Inzyon is a management consulting company dedicated to supporting customers to develop and improve their capability to identify and make use of insights in all areas of their business. Jinfo recently spoke to Gabriel Anderbjörk, CEO of the company, to find out a bit more about the company and how it helps organisations uncover their real value to enable better business decisions.
Product review of Vable (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)Wednesday, 12th July 2017
The final part of Jinfo's product review of Vable looks at competitors, including Manzama, BNAConvergence by Bloomberg, Newsdesk by LexisNexis and Attensa's Engage. Dale Moore also takes a comprehensive look at the help and training available, the pricing model and development plans.
Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2848
Product review of Vable (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)Tuesday, 11th July 2017
In the third part of Jinfo's review of Vable, a current awareness platform that can automate the curation of information from public and subscription news sources, Dale Moore looks at its search features and user interface, specifically the categories and taxonomy. He also takes a look at its newsletter capabilities.
Product review of Vable (sources, content and coverage)Monday, 10th July 2017
In the second part of Jinfo's product review of Vable, formerly known as Linex Systems, a current awareness platform, we look at the types of content that can be aggregated, how it can be uploaded to the platform and explore in more depth its natural language processing algorithm, Alchemy, powered by IBM Watson.
Product review of Vable (key advantages; introduction; contact details)Friday, 7th July 2017
Vable is a current awareness platform that can automate the monitoring, gathering, indexing and sharing of information from public and subscription news sources. In part one of Jinfo's review of the product, we introduce the company and platform, its client base, key advantages and value as well as the changes that have been made to the product since it was last reviewed, under its former name of Linex Systems.
Guide to value in the Jinfo Research Focus "Benchmark information roles - optimise your structure"Tuesday, 4th July 2017
Co-producer Dale Moore selects publishing highlights from the articles and research published in the Research Focus "Benchmark information roles - optimise your structure", from creating prosperous business partnerships to identifying the strengths and weaknesses of various business centre models.
Are you a certified information professional?Tuesday, 6th June 2017
Information professionals have long known that the management of resources isn't wholly dependent upon technology. This article looks at a new AIIM certification, indicative of a newer breed of knowledge workers, aimed at bridging the gap between IT and business information. It also benchmarks information roles and explores how you can update your existing skills.
My Favourite Tipples from a Freelance Content SpecialistWednesday, 4th November 2015
My Favourite Tipples are shared by Dale Moore a freelance content specialist and long-time information manager. He shares his favourite online resources around electronic resources, IT news and project management.
Q&A with Bureau van Dijk - Global Business IntelligenceMonday, 26th October 2015
Dale Moore interviews deputy CEO of Bureau van Dijk, Mark Schwerzel, to find out more about the well-known provider of company information and business intelligence, how customers help to drive product improvements, and how customers use the information from BvD.
Content Management Tools That Really Can DeliverFriday, 18th September 2015
Attensa, EditorEye and Linex Systems are under Dale Moore's scrutiny in a round-up of content management and current awareness tools, their capabilities and differentiators. He also interviewed each vendor to get their input on challenges facing knowledge management and information workers - and how their products can help.
Mini Review of Onelog - Electronic Resource ManagementTuesday, 1st September 2015
Dale Moore reviews electronic resource management tool Onelog, from Info Technology Supply Ltd. Onelog allows you to manage resources ranging from freely available to premium subscription services, with a combination of password and content management, user tracking and usage reporting. Help options and pricing are described and mentioned are potential competitors Research Monitor by Priory Solutions and HAN by H&H Software.
Product Review of Attensa (Competitors, Development & Pricing)Friday, 28th August 2015
In the final part of his review of knowledge management and current awareness tool Attensa, Dale Moore looks at pricing and the way that the product is evolving. He also considers whether products such as awareness services NewsEdge.com and Linex, and also InfoDesk, LexisNexis Publisher and Manzama could be considered competitors.
Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2540
Product Review of Attensa (Technology - Search & User Interface; Outputs & Alerts; Administration & Help)Thursday, 27th August 2015
The third part of Dale Moore's product review goes into detail about the technology behind the knowledge management and current awareness tool Attensa. The ethos of the platform is not about finding relevant information but using what you already have. This adds up to a different take on the problem of dealing with information overload.
Product Review of Attensa (Sources - Content & Coverage)Wednesday, 26th August 2015
Dale Moore continues his product review of Attensa, a versatile and focused information delivery platform. He looks at how well the recently redesigned product provides the ability to set up and manage content streams, which content sources customers can include, and how it allows users to create the exact mix of information needed.
Product Review of Attensa (Introduction; Value; Contact Details)Tuesday, 25th August 2015
Current awareness, content management and delivery application Attensa is reviewed by Dale Moore. The product, recently redesigned and now cloud-based, aims to put relevant information into the hands of knowledge workers as quickly, simply and effortlessly as possible; wherever that information is to be found. Dale introduces Attensa and its streamlined interface, which strives to help its users in corporate environments focus on the content itself rather than the management of the content.
Career Development and Predictions for 2013Monday, 24th December 2012
Information professionals are a diverse lot, so much so, you never quite know where they might by lurking! Many work for large organisations, some not so large, and many work for a variety of customers as consultants. They also wear many different hats but one thing is certain, they all need to understand the modern information landscape and this inevitably involves acquiring new skills or simply moving to a new employer. Sometimes, they even try to predict the future! Dale Moore gives an overview of career development and key technologies for 2013.
Email: Here Today; Here TomorrowWednesday, 12th December 2012
Email. It's not dead, just changing. Love it or hate it, we must manage it. Surveys show that email is as 'here' as it's ever been and isn't going away any time soon. But it's not email itself that's the problem, it's the way we fail to manage it.
Simplicity, for Private Company Information from PIMonday, 3rd December 2012
If you need in-depth current or historical company information, Private Company Data from Perfect Information could be what you’re looking for.
Product Review of PI Private Company Data: Executive SummaryMonday, 3rd December 2012
Private Company Data, from Perfect Information, is a database of UK, and Republic of Ireland, private company company filings and reports. The product significantly reduces the time taken to retrieve original company filings, financial performance and credit scores providing valuable information to business analysts and anyone involved in due diligence and risk assessment.
PI Private Company Data: Help and AccountsThursday, 29th November 2012
Dale Moore concludes his review of Perfect Information's PI Private Company Data with a look at the help facilities available for users of the database. Help is available 24 hours a day Monday-Friday from the helpdesk as well as through a variety of self-serve options such as PDFs and pop ups.
PI Private Company Data: User InterfaceThursday, 29th November 2012
Continuing his review of PI Private Company Data, Dale Moore looks into the user interface and identifies what makes it a unique and useful product. The database returns results speedily and provides detailed documents such as original filings at Companies House along with reports from Experian, which are re-keyed and analysed and supplement the other documents, thereby giving a full picture of a particular company.
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Product review of VableFriday, 7th July 2017
Vable is a current awareness platform that can automate the monitoring, gathering, indexing and sharing of information from public and subscription news sources. It is used by those in information-intensive organisations, with the majority of users being librarians and information managers. The...
Product Review of AttensaWednesday, 2nd September 2015
Attensa is a current awareness, content management and delivery application. The product, recently redesigned and now cloud-based, aims to put relevant information into the hands of knowledge workers as quickly, simply and effortlessly as possible; wherever that information is to be found....
FreePint Report: Product Review of PI Private Company DataThursday, 29th November 2012
This report focuses on PI Private Company Data, an online database of private company data covering UK and Irish company filings and reports. Content includes original scanned documents such as annual returns, incorporation certificates, memoranda and articles of association as well as...
FreePint Report: Product Review of BvD MintTuesday, 23rd October 2012
Mint from Bureau van Dijk (BvD) is a powerful and flexible database of company information. Business intelligence profiles can quickly and easily be put together by combining company financials, directorships, news articles and industry research profiles. Marketing and prospecting lists can be...
"Intelligence systems - intelligence 2020"
In the 10 years plus we've been researching developments in news and current awareness, we've predicted and then seen a significant shift from current awareness to intelligence systems. (October - December 2019).
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