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Click to view the article Tina Reynolds Are premium news aggregators worth the investment?
Tuesday, 22nd August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Whilst premium news databases can be very costly, the breadth of content, ability to narrow your search, and reduction of risk, means that they are worth purchasing. In this article, Tina Reynolds discusses the value of resources such as Nexis and Factiva, and the problems they can prevent, as well as offering some tips on how to promote premium news sources within the organisation.



Click to view the article Cerys Hearsey How will artificial intelligence alter current awareness?
Monday, 21st August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Over the past year, the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) and the future of work has become a political hot potato. Everyone knows that changes are coming, but very few people can anticipate the full impact and extent of those changes. The information profession is poised to undergo significant transformation, and the future of current awareness could look very different. In this article, Cerys Hearsey explores the potential changes and focuses on where the profession can add the most value, whilst building a new AI-powered service.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - Acuris brand products (formerly Mergermarket Group)
Wednesday, 16th August 2017

We look at 18 Acuris brand products. Mergermarket Group rebranded to Acuris in July 2017. Compliance: Anti-Corruption Report C6 Capital Profile CyberSecurity Law Report HedgeFund Law Report Wealthmonitor. Equities: Dealreporter PaRR TIM....



Click to view the article Catherine Dhanjal Find out what's in store for Nexis
Wednesday, 16th August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

A recent Jinfo Community session looked at how well content aggregation platforms meet user needs and we also invited a number of vendors to give their feedback on the discussion. In this article, Katy Fixter, general manager of the Research Segment at LexisNexis talks about how customers contribute to product development, what Nexis offers in terms of new enhancements, and how customers can use data feeds from Nexis into their own systems.



Click to view the article Rebecca Gebhardt Brizi The secret to self-service success
Tuesday, 15th August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

As our use of technology has increased, so too have our expectations. We expect more autonomy with our tools, both in the personal and work sphere. This article looks at self-sufficiency, and explores customisation, source selection and immediacy and offers some tips on how to work better with vendors to incorporate self-service tools into the organisation.



Click to view the article Irene Koren The importance of non-English language sources for current awareness
Monday, 14th August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Current awareness services often need to ensure that the strategic decision-makers in an organisation have access to correct information and are kept informed about major events and trends. However, not all relevant information is available in languages that we are familiar with. This article discusses the importance of industry-specific and non-English language sources and offers some tips on how to find them as well as some advice on how to look beyond the usual sources and incorporate new insights into your current awareness service. 



Click to view the article Fiona Fogden How to satisfy your internal stakeholders for current awareness
Thursday, 10th August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Each user is unique in the way they consume current awareness. We can get valuable insights into the priorities and fears of users by grouping them and identifying how they typically engage with news, alerts and updates. This article takes a lighthearted but insightful look at a few stereotypical groups of users within a law firm in order to see how our library patrons needs differ and the priorities for the information centre in dealing with those different needs.



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Manzama (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
Friday, 4th August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of Jinfo’s review of the specialised market intelligence platform Manzama, we look at the help options available, the competitor landscape and product development plans, pricing and the value it offers through its clear understanding of the content needs and working practices of its legal and professional services customers.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2866



Click to view the article Helen Josephine Encourage your information team to take on new challenges
Thursday, 3rd August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information centre teams know that innovation is essential if their services are to remain relevant, but inspiring and sustaining innovative thinking is a challenge. A recent Jinfo Community session, led by Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, explored this topic and provided some specific actions that can be taken to encourage and support teams. They will also help you assess your team's readiness for innovative thinking and help you to incorporate it into team projects and work plans.



Click to view the article Catherine Dhanjal How Dow Jones is taking Factiva forward
Thursday, 3rd August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

A recent Jinfo Community session looked at how well content aggregation platforms meet user needs and we also invited a number of vendors to give their feedback on the discussion. In this article, Brian Gelinas, head of product strategy, knowledge & insight at Dow Jones talks about the importance of high-quality and trusted information and its associated cost, as well as changing customer demands and opportunities created by new technology, including the introduction of the new Dow Jones Data, News and Analytics platform (DNA).



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Manzama (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
Thursday, 3rd August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third section of Jinfo's new review of Manzama, the specialised market intelligence platform, we look at the profile and search set-up, the extensive filtering options, charts and trends as well as the administrative functions and post-processing options.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2866



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Manzama (sources - content & coverage)
Wednesday, 2nd August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of Jinfo's review of the newly updated market intelligence product, Manzama, Chris Porter takes a thorough look at the platform's breadth of sources, from news websites to regulatory and legal case filings, source groupings and the addition of non-English language content.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2866



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Manzama (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
Tuesday, 1st August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Manzama is a specialised market intelligence platform aimed at lawyers and other professional services users. In part one of Jinfo’s updated review, we introduce the company and platform, its client base, key advantages, value and development plans as well as the changes that have been made to the product since it was last reviewed in 2015, including improvements to the user interface, expansion of languages and Boolean support.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2866



Click to view the report Click to view the report Product review of Manzama
Tuesday, 1st August 2017

In our new product review of specialised market intelligence platform Manzama, we look at typical use-cases including, business development and competitive intelligence, and we also highlight the value the service brings to its customers in the legal, accounting and financial services fields....



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - usage monitoring
Monday, 31st July 2017

This report covers three products in the usage monitoring space for content products: LookUp Precision from Lucidea Onelog from ITS ResearchMonitor from TRG. We also cover a product which focuses on subscription management: 360 Resource Manager from ProQuest....



Click to view the report Click to view the report Subscription update for information services management
Friday, 28th July 2017

This monthly update collects the current content relevant to those responsible for information service management, information strategy and content procurement in a convenient PDF package for download and offline reading. Includes: Product review of Altmetric Altmetric is a data...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - Informa Group's Business Intelligence division
Wednesday, 26th July 2017

Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business, operating in the knowledge and information economy. Business Intelligence is one of its five divisions and is the focus of this market landscape. We provide an overview of their products in:...



Click to view the article Helen Josephine How understanding organisational structures can inform effective information services
Monday, 24th July 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Determining the most effective organisational structure to support information services is critical to its success. A recent Jinfo webinar discussed strategies that can be used to map the strengths and weaknesses of an organisation's structures, and in this article, Helen Josephine highlights some of these strategies to help you leverage the information centre's services and programmes and partner with others as needed.



Click to view the article Colin Smith News literacy - are we battling an age of misinformation?
Friday, 21st July 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

How can organisations educate their staff so that they can distinguish between facts and social media speculation, identify a reliable source and whether there is a trade-off between the currency of news and its accuracy? Business information consultant, Colin Smith, discusses the importance of news literacy in the age of misinformation and what the various news aggregation platforms are doing to help identify inaccurate news.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - patent products
Friday, 21st July 2017

This report covers 13 products offering patent information: ActionablePatents from Wisdomain Cipher from Aistemos CPA Global Discovery Derwent Innovation from Clarivate Analytics (Derwent Innovation was formerly Thomson Innovation) InnovationQ Plus from IEEE + IP.com...



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