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Perrin Kerravala

Perrin Kerravala is a Senior Librarian at Export Development Canada (EDC). EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. Before joining EDC, Perrin worked as an Information Specialist at the Canadian federal Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and at BMO Capital Markets, an investment banking firm.

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Articles by Perrin Kerravala:


Product Evaluations - Completing a Needs Assessment
Friday, 4th July 2014

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Author Perrin Kerravala reflects on her 10+ years of procuring information products and writing convincing evaluations, and shares her best practices.


Mini Review: WordsAnalytics
Thursday, 12th June 2014

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Author Perrin Kerravala reviews WordsAnalytics, a powerful text mining tool for SEC filings. Featuring impressive capabilities such as Compare Reports, Sentiment Scores and Find Similar Paragraphs, WordsAnalytics is ideally suited for due diligence compliance and competitive intelligence research.


Product Review of Transactional Track Record (TTR): Executive Summary
Wednesday, 29th January 2014

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Transactional Track Record (TTR) is a deals intelligence service specialising in Spanish and Portuguese language market activity. Business research expert Perrin Kerravala provides an overview of the product, its key features and value that it can offer information professionals as well as non-expert searchers. She explains what will make it especially appealing to C-levels, senior management, and strategy advisers.


Product Review of Transactional Track Record (TTR): Licensing, Help & Contact Details
Monday, 27th January 2014

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Perrin Kerravala describes and evaluates the customer support features of Transactional Track Record (TTR), a business intelligence provider of Spanish and Portuguese language market activity. The final part of her review also briefly describes TTR's licensing options.


Product Review of Transactional Track Record (TTR): User Interface & Alerts
Friday, 24th January 2014

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In the fourth part of her review, author Perrin Kerravala critiques the special interface features of Transactional Track Record, including the alert capabilities, personalisation options, and iPad optimisation available in this business intelligence service specialising in Spanish- and Portuguese-language market activity.


Product Review of Transactional Track Record (TTR): Search & Output Options
Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

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In the third part of her review, Perrin Kerravala provides an extensive overview and assessment of the search and reporting capabilities of Transactional Track Record, a new business intelligence service on Spanish and Portuguese language markets. She explains what makes it useful for finding sales leads, investment opportunities, or finding out what competitors or counterparties are doing.


Product Review of Transactional Track Record (TTR): Sources, Content & Coverage
Monday, 20th January 2014

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In the second part of her review Perrin Kerravala takes a close look at how Transactional Track Record (TTR) obtains unique business intelligence on Spanish and Portuguese-language markets worldwide plus the English-speaking Caribbean. Details on TTR's geographic and deal coverage are also revealed.


Product Review of Transactional Track Record (TTR): Introduction, Value & FreePint's View
Friday, 17th January 2014

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Business research expert Perrin Kerravala introduces TTR - Transactional Track Record, a business intelligence service specialising in Spanish- and Portuguese-language market activity. The first part of her review provides an overview and product highlights. She identifies the value experienced by TTR's audience of sales & marketing professionals, financiers & investors, business consultants and legal & accounting specialists. 


Mini Review: FirstRain
Friday, 22nd November 2013

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Perrin Kerravala reviews the latest developments from FirstRain, an analytics company based in Silicon Valley which delivers targeted intelligence on businesses, industries and executives. New licensing options include Customer Insights and Market Insights. Forthcoming improvements, including Mandarin and Portuguese language developments are also discussed along with custom options such as an executive dashboard.


Mini Review: CB Insights
Thursday, 24th October 2013

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This Mini Review updates FreePint's March 2012 coverage of CB Insights, an information provider of high-growth company information and financing and M&A deals intelligence. New features include proprietary research, deal valuation metrics, data visualisation tools, ranking functionality, and expanded Excel capabilities. The product is used by corporations (strategy, innovation and M&A) as well as private equity/venture capital firms, investment bankers (sell-side and buy-side) and other industries that are interested in understanding emerging trends or in acquiring or investing in high-growth companies.


Product Review of Global Financial Data: Executive Summary
Monday, 5th August 2013

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Author Perrin Kerravala's executive summary of Global Financial Data Inc. (GFD), shows how the provider of financial and economic time-series data widely used by investment firms and academic organisations is unique in being able to provide rare data, including time-series that are several hundred years old, and data extensions on current series. The simple interface empowers users to obtain raw, reliable information to conduct analyses of company or market performance over several business cycles.


Product Review of Global Financial Data: Customer Support, Licensing & Pricing
Friday, 2nd August 2013

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Author Perrin Kerravala outlines Global Financial Data's customer service and licensing options. GFD is a provider of a vast amount of time-series financial markets and economic data, with over 135,000 discrete data series and regular new additions.


Product Review of Global Financial Data: Search Results & Outputs, User Interface & Special Functionality
Thursday, 1st August 2013

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Perrin Kerravala evaluates Global Financial Data’s search results and export options; and discusses GFD's unique reporting, charting and administrative management capabilities. GFD is a provider of a vast amount of time-series financial markets and economic data, with over 135,000 discrete data series and regular new additions.


Product Review of Global Financial Data: Search Options
Wednesday, 31st July 2013

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Author Perrin Kerravala highlights the strengths and weaknesses of Global Financial Data's search capabilities when interrogating databases including UK or US Stocks, Real Estate or Eurostat, for example. GFD is a provider of a vast amount of time-series financial markets and economic data, with over 135,000 discrete data series and regular new additions.


Product Review of Global Financial Data: Sources, Content & Coverage
Wednesday, 31st July 2013

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Global Financial Data (GFD) provides time-series information pertaining to financial markets and economics, including stocks & bonds, indices, exchange rates, inflation data, commodities, and real estate. GFD sources its information from original providers, including electronic data feeds for newer information, and print and archival material for historical information.


Product Review of Global Financial Data: Introduction and FreePint's View
Tuesday, 30th July 2013

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Global Financial Data Inc. (GFD) is a provider of financial and economic time-series data, including micro and macro equities, fixed income, exchange rates, inflation, commodities, and real estate. GFD is unique in being able to provide rare data from original source documents, sometimes several hundred years old.


Product Review of FirstRain: Executive Summary
Friday, 28th September 2012

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FirstRain is a powerful solution for delivering web and social media content on companies and industries, designed specifically for account sales and marketing executives. FirstRain offers flexible deployment solutions for the web, customer relationship management and social enterprise systems, as well as tablet and mobile devices. 


FirstRain: Help and Customer Accounts
Friday, 28th September 2012

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FirstRain offers dedicated account manager support, as well as email and online help. They also offer scalable licensing options with customisable components. FirstRain is also offering FreePint subscribers discounted pricing through the end of 2012.


FirstRain: Special Software Functionality
Friday, 28th September 2012

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Much of FirstRain’s value proposition lies in its ability to be used on mobile devices and in internal applications. Perrin Kerravala provides an overview of FirstRain’s deployment options.


FirstRain: User Interface
Friday, 28th September 2012

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Perrin Kerravala provides an overview of FirstRain’s clean, user-friendly English language interface for web browser and mobile devices. 


FirstRain: Outputs, Reports and Alerts
Thursday, 27th September 2012

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FirstRain makes it easy for users to share content and bookmark articles to read later, as well as to email and print content. They also provide sophisticated alert options, called Monitors. Reviewer Perrin Kerravala provides details. 


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Reports by Perrin Kerravala:


Jinfo Subscription FreePint Report: Product Review of Transactional Track Record
Wednesday, 29th January 2014

Transactional Track Record (TTR) offers business intelligence on Spanish and Portuguese language market activity. Forward looking deals and opportunities are covered as well as historical data on announced, completed and cancelled deals. Users range from financiers and investors to sales and...


Jinfo Subscription FreePint Report: Product Review of Global Financial Data
Tuesday, 6th August 2013

Author Perrin Kerravala's review of Global Financial Data Inc. (GFD), shows how the provider of financial and economic time-series data widely used by investment firms and academic organisations is unique in being able to provide rare data, including time-series that are several hundred years...


Jinfo Subscription FreePint Report: Product Review of FirstRain
Thursday, 27th September 2012

FirstRain is a powerful solution for delivering web and social media content on companies and industries, designed specifically for account sales and marketing executives - a unique information service that delivers only highly-relevant web content, removing most of the noise of the Internet....





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