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Andrew Lucas Product review of Factiva (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts and administration)
29th October 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The third part of Jinfo's updated product review of Factiva, Dow Jones' premium news and business information service, looks at how the company continues to invest in both its technology and content to meet the needs of its users. In particular, we highlight Factiva Labs, launched in November 2019, which allows members to provide feedback on new features, its new mobile app, and its developer portal, which helps developers build apps using news and data from Dow Jones, including the Factiva content set.

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Andrew Lucas Product review of Factiva (sources - content and coverage)
28th October 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of our updated product review of Factiva, Dow Jones' premium news and business information service, we focus on some of its newer content with the addition of sources from 98 countries in 21 languages, along with the results of its annual content survey.

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Andrew Lucas Product review of Factiva (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
27th October 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The first part of our updated product review of Factiva, Dow Jones' premium news and business information service, provides an overview of the company and product, highlights its key advantages, looks at how it has changed since our last review and what future developments are in the pipeline.

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Jan Knight Product review of Statista (value - help & training; competitors; development)
12th October 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The final part of Jinfo's product review of Statista, a leading statistics portal, finds out what help and training is available to its users, and takes an in-depth look at its two closest competitors, eMarketer and IBISWorld Industry Reports. Finally, we look at the types of accounts a user can purchase along with pricing options.

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Jan Knight Product review of Statista (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
9th October 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The third part of Jinfo's product review of Statista, a leading statistics portal, looks at the technology behind its intuitive user interface, its multiple search options, dossiers, and output options, including its chart editing options and how users can set up alerts.

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Jan Knight Product review of Statista (sources - content and coverage)
8th October 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The second part of our product review of Statista, a leading statistics portal, looks at the broad range of sources available within the product, with a particular focus on the company's own statistical data and the wide range of industries covered. We also look at the languages available and geographic coverage as well as the provision of custom research reports.

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Jan Knight Product review of Statista (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
7th October 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Statista is a leading statistics portal offering a wide range of content and tools used by organisations for market analyses and competitive intelligence. Jinfo last looked at the product in 2013 and in this first part of our updated product review we find out how the product has evolved, who uses it and how, what its key advantages are as well as its future roadmap.

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Willem Noorlander Negotiations in this time - what to expect
22nd September 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

With the business world beset by challenges, what has been the impact on negotiations between suppliers of content and data and their clients in the information management world? Here, we outline and examine the changes we're seeing in vendor-client relationships as both sides try to react and adapt in pressured times.

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Andrew Lucas Product review of Data Planet (value - help & training; competitors; development)
20th August 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The final part of Jinfo's product review of Data Planet, an online statistical aggregation
database covering both public and private data on economics, politics and social science,
looks at the overall value offered by the product. We also look at the help and training available to its users, upcoming changes including a new user interface, and how it compares to its two key competitors, Statista and ProQuest Statistical Premium Collection. Finally, there is a brief look at some of the freely available offerings such as DataHub, Google Dataset Search and Google Public Data Explorer.

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Andrew Lucas Product review of Data Planet (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
19th August 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The third part of Jinfo's product review of Data Planet, an online statistical aggregation database containing both public and private data on economics, politics and social science, focuses on The Data Planet Statistical Datasets and its search functionality, the export options available and the administrative portal.

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Andrew Lucas Product review of Data Planet (sources - content & coverage)
18th August 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The second part of Jinfo's product review of Data Planet, an online statistical aggregation database containing both public and private data on economics, politics and social science, looks at the impressive amount of statistical data it contains, all derived from reputable sources and thoroughly vetted before its inclusion. We also take a look at its data hosting services, which allow users to integrate their private data into the platform and compare it against the entire database, all via a single interface.

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Andrew Lucas Product review of Data Planet (key advantages, introduction; contact details)
17th August 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Data Planet from SAGE Publishing is an online statistical aggregation database and includes a wide range of public and private data related to economics, politics and social science. The first part of Jinfo's product review looks at the product and the company behind it, who uses it, its key advantages and the product's value.

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Robin Neidorf Putting the value chain together
2nd July 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This article looks at how to compile effective reports to demonstrate the value of information expertise and products and show stakeholders that an investment of resources in this area is beneficial to the business overall. It also includes a practical worksheet to help you develop your reporting framework.

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Robin Neidorf Measurement - selecting and collecting data
29th June 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

If you've been working through the activities in our recent series of articles on the value chain, you'll no doubt be some way towards creating your own set of components of success for your organisation, covering innovation, risk management and revenue. This article guides you in the next steps on this journey by helping you define and use your datapoints to optimise your workflow.

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Robin Neidorf Your contributions to the value chain
17th June 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In this article, we take a closer look at the value chain and how you can further business goals such as efficiency, innovation, and risk management. Find out how you can document information products and services to enhance the value of information.

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Robin Neidorf How well do you know the value chain?
16th June 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Whilst many information teams are already aware of the information needs of their users and its value, there's always room for improvement. The activity outlined in this article will help you reassess your assumptions about the components of success, whether for efficiency, innovation or risk management and help you better understand the value chain.

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Andrew Tattersall Product review of Springer AdisInsight (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
16th June 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of our product review of AdisInsight from Springer Nature, a database of international drug research offering a single access location for current evidence on drug developments and treatments, we find out what help and training is available to users as well as competition in this area, including Cortellis from Clarivate Analytics, Trialtrove from Pharma Intelligence and Orbit Intellixir from Questel. We also find out about its plans to improve end-user privacy and introduce content visualisation.

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Andrew Tattersall Product review of Springer AdisInsight (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
15th June 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third part of our product review of AdisInsight from Springer Nature, a database of international drug research offering a single access location for current evidence on drug developments and treatments, we explore the technology behind the product. We focus on the options available to search, share and export its five content sets and how administrators can better monitor usage.

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Andrew Tattersall Product review of Springer AdisInsight (sources - content and coverage)
12th June 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of our product review of AdisInsight from Springer Nature, a database of international drug research offering a single access location for current evidence on drug developments and treatments, we look at its content. In particular, its five content sets; drugs, clinical trials, deals, safety reports and patents. We also find out about its extensive editorial process.

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Andrew Tattersall Product review of Springer AdisInsight (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
11th June 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

AdisInsight from Springer Nature is a comprehensive scientific database of international drug research, offering a single access location for current evidence on drug developments and treatments. In the first part of Jinfo's updated product review, we take a look at the company behind the product, its key advantages, what's changed since our last review in 2017, and the product's value to those organisations working within the healthcare sector.

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