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Robin Neidorf Risk assessment on information licensing
14th May 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Licensing third-party information comes with risks relating to access, security, accuracy and cost. Assess these risks so that you can prioritise how to address them.

Note: This article is part of the Focus on Risk Assessment.

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Scott Vine Product review of XPansion XMon (sources - content and coverage)
13th May 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The second part of Jinfo's product review of XPansion XMon, a fully managed platform that addresses usage, compliance and data operation challenges faced by financial institutions, we look at how users can connect any provider of reference financial market data, both internal or external, as well as data contracts.

Note: Full review in Subscription Report (PDF)

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Scott Vine Product review of XPansion XMon (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
12th May 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Xpansion XMon is a fully managed platform that addresses usage, compliance and data operation challenges faced by financial institutions, helping them to manage data from external providers and internal data consumers. In the first part of Jinfo's product review, we take a closer look at the company behind the product as well as typical users and some of its key advantages. We also take a look at anticipated product enhancements and some of the challenges the existing product helps to overcome.

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Robin Neidorf Risk assessment on information value
11th May 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information teams are fully aware of their value but knowing how to communicate it to the organisation is key to bridging the gap between perception and value and reducing risk. This article helps you assess that risk and includes a worksheet to help you document your current value foundations.

Note: This article is part of the Focus on Risk Assessment.

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Robin Neidorf Risk assessment on information team management
7th May 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Working remotely within a team can initially be plain sailing but after a few weeks, productivity may begin to be adversely affected. To enable you to address the long-term risks of managing your information team, we have developed a worksheet to help you analyse and improve the key components of team management including, communication, collaboration, culture and accountability.

Note: This article is part of the Focus on Risk Assessment.

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Robin Neidorf Risk assessment on information service quality
5th May 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Whilst your business may be running smoothly now, have you considered what would happen if an unexpected event interrupted your ability to provide a continuous, high-quality service? This article looks at some of the challenges that could arise along with a practical worksheet you can use to address them.

Note: This article is part of the Focus on Risk Assessment.

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Robin Neidorf Your optimisation toolkit - what does your team need?
23rd April 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

With so many tools available to help us work, collaborate and manage remotely, it can be hard to know which key features can best help us manage our workflow and manage projects. This article helps you ask the right questions and hones in on the elements that make up the basic optimisation toolkit and includes a practical worksheet you can use to help you with this.

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Jeanette Eldridge Product review of CCC RightFind Enterprise Suite (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
31st March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The final part of our product review of CCC RightFind Enterprise Suite, a customisable and flexible library resources and workflow management system, highlights the value of the platform, the help and training available, competitors such as Sinequa, Lucidworks and Watson Discovery, as well as other enterprise library management systems with reporting and usage data analytics features. We also look at product development and maturity plans and pricing information.

Note: Full review in Subscription Report (PDF)

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Jeanette Eldridge Product review of CCC RightFind Enterprise Suite (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
30th March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The third part of our product review of CCC RightFind Enterprise Suite, a customisable and flexible library resources and workflow  management system, looks at the search and user interface along with the administrative and analytical capabilities of the platform.

Note: Full review in Subscription Report (PDF)

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Jeanette Eldridge Product review of CCC RightFind Enterprise Suite (sources - content and coverage)
27th March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of our product review of CCC RightFind Enterprise Suite, a discovery and insights tool offering a simplified user experience by replacing multiple information tools with a comprehensive solution whilst strengthening copyright-compliant collaboration, we focus on the product's comprehensive collection of scientific, technical and medical resources and its 120 million citations as well as its harder-to-find and older content.

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Jeanette Eldridge Product review of CCC RightFind Enterprise Suite (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
26th March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

CCC RightFind Enterprise Suite is a discovery and insights tool offering a simplified user experience by replacing multiple information tools with a comprehensive solution whilst strengthening copyright-compliant collaboration. In the first part of our product review we take a closer look at the company and product, along with its key advantages.

Note: Full review in Subscription Report (PDF)

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Natasha Chowdory Q&A with Go-Fair.org's Erik Schultes
12th March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We interview Erik Schultes - the International Science Coordinator at the GO FAIR International Support and Coordination Office (GFISCO). In recent years, Erik has been working with a diverse community of stakeholders to develop FAIR data and services within and outside the life sciences. We used this interview to explore what GO FAIR is all about and what its aims are.

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Willem Noorlander Best approach to content and data product licensing
11th March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Content and data product licensing is an area beset by misconceptions, with many failing to grasp that when you pay for data, you're paying for usage within defined terms rather than ownership of data. How well you can negotiate those terms can benefit your organisation greatly, or affect it negatively. Here, Jinfo explains the key factors to bear in mind when approaching data licensing.

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Andrew Grave Q&A with Factiva's Brian Gelinas, head of product strategy
5th March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Factiva is the world's leading content aggregator with an archive of over 33,000 sources in 28 languages. It delivers this content through a range of solutions, with the most well-known being Factiva.com. The company celebrated 20 years in 2019 by launching its Factiva 2020 campaign to highlight new usability enhancements with Factiva.com. Jinfo interviewed Brian Gelinas, head of product strategy, to learn more about its evolution and future plans.

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Clare Painter Fair principles for copyright use - fair dealing (UK) and fair use (US)
4th March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

When quoting from other people's copyright material, permission isn't always needed. You can often rely on copyright exceptions which allow you to use short extracts, and in this article we look at some of the situations where you can do this, specifically in relation to text-based "literary" works which are protected by copyright.

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Chris Porter Use-cases for Dow Jones' Data, News & Analytics
3rd March 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The Dow Jones Developer Platform, formerly known as Dow Jones DNA, launched in 2017 and gives organisations access to data, news and analytics from the company's services, including Factiva. We recently caught up with Niranjan Thomas, general manager of the developer platform and solution engineering at Dow Jones to find out more about the product, how it's used and how it fits with the "FAIR" use of data.

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Robin Neidorf Jinfo survey - the role of information professionals in a data-driven world (part 3 - facing the challenges of the data world)
27th February 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third and final part of our analysis of what the data landscape looks like for data-focused projects in today's organisations, we look at some of the key issues faced by our survey respondents when addressing the opportunities and challenges of a data-focused future.

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Robin Neidorf Jinfo survey - the role of information professionals in a data-driven world (part 2 - evolving roles of information professionals)
26th February 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The second part of our analysis of our survey results on what the data landscape looks like in today's organisations explores the evolving roles of information teams and what changes we can expect to see in the future.

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Robin Neidorf Jinfo survey - the role of information professionals in a data-driven world (part 1 - introduction and survey population)
25th February 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo has been researching the place of information professionals in the world of data for several years now. For our Research Focus on FAIR Data we conducted a survey to gauge current data-related needs and expertise amongst information teams. In part one of a three-part analysis of these needs, we provide an overview on the industries, team sizes, and responsibilities of information teams represented by 124 respondents.

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Jeanette Eldridge Data trends in the pharma industry
19th February 2020 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information professionals within the pharma industry will no doubt be aware of the prominence of artificial intelligence and machine learning in 2020, but what other trends look set to shake the industry up this year? This article takes a look at what we can expect, including advances involving the Internet of Things and advanced analytics amongst others, and explores some of the data protection regulations worldwide.

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