Victoria is an experienced proofreader and web content writer, having worked successfully in the sector for 14 years. A freelancer since 2006, Victoria has worked mainly in digital media in the technology field for private companies and government agencies.
Most recently, Victoria was the web news editor and customer newsletter writer for Innovate UK, the UK's technology innovation agency. Prior to that Victoria worked as a freelance sub-editor for TechRadar website, which provides world-renowned reviews and buying advice on the latest technology.
With a keen eye for detail, Victoria has spent many years helping companies to perfect their web copy. In recent years Victoria also trained to write for GOV.UK, and before that undertook the Chapterhouse proofreading course.
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Dow Jones Factiva - fresh review of this premium news productTuesday, 5th December 2017
This product review of Dow Jones Factiva focuses on the changes to the product over the last couple of years, and looks at what is still to be improved.
My Favourite Tipples from a freelance editor and copywriterThursday, 16th November 2017
My Favourite Tipples are shared by Victoria Alford, a web content writer and proofreader with experience in the technology field since 2006. She shares her go-to resources in areas from social media to content creation.
The next wave of disruptive technologyTuesday, 14th November 2017
Read Jinfo's latest articles and reports on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
Fighting fraud with LexisNexis TraceIQThursday, 26th October 2017
Find out what our reviewer thought of LexisNexis TraceIQ, an online tracing and investigation tool used for fraud detection and prevention.
Dow Jones DNA significantly advances text miningThursday, 19th October 2017
Read Jinfo's review of the new Dow Jones DNA (Data, News and Analytics) platform, which allows users to download large quantities of data to use in text mining and other solutions. The platform is currently in beta release.
S&P Capital IQ - deep financial dataMonday, 16th October 2017
The S&P Capital IQ platform has been freshly reviewed by Jinfo for 2017. Read about the enhancements that have been made to the sophisticated web-based platform and how the product continues to provide deep financial data and information on millions of companies, as well as data on markets, industries and people.
Enhanced analysis and user interface for NewsdeskMonday, 16th October 2017
Read our new mini review of award-winning global media monitoring and analysis platform LexisNexis Newsdesk. In this review, Jan Knight investigates what developments have been made since our last review in 2016.
Do you need niche and non-traditional news?Friday, 22nd September 2017
When trying to capture new industry insights for your current awareness services, how important is it to look further than traditional news sources and your own-language sources?
InfoDesk excels in federated access to wide variety of contentThursday, 21st September 2017
Read our new review of InfoDesk - a content integration and information management solution. This review (updated from our 2014 report) highlights InfoDesk's service value in high-end, information-hungry organisations.
Considerations when choosing your content providerThursday, 7th September 2017
When recent Jinfo Community sessions on content aggregation platforms and premium news platforms revealed the vast range of considerations for vendors to take into account, we decided to bring those together. We asked three vendors to give their feedback on the sessions.
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