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Click to view the report Click to view the report Community deck - Jinfo for optimising your information service
17th October 2019

Download the deck and anonymised notes from our October Community session "Jinfo for optimising your information service". This session provides insight into Jinfo's current research and resources supporting this role. This is the slide deck and speaker notes from the Jinfo Community...



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of LexisNexis Company Dossier (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
16th October 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The third part of our product review of LexisNexis Company Dossier looks at how the product has been entirely renewed since we last reviewed it and explores some of its search functionality, with a particular focus on news searching. We also look at its output options, alerts and administrative features.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3270



Click to view the report Click to view the report Webinar deck - how to evaluate the ROI of current awareness
16th October 2019

Download the deck and notes from our October webinar, "How to evaluate the ROI of current awareness" led by Rebecca Gebhardt Brizi. This session examines: Identifying what you are trying to achieve Balancing your goals and your metrics How can you measure success? This is...



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of LexisNexis Company Dossier (sources - content and coverage)
15th October 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The second part of our newly updated product review of LexisNexis Company Dossier looks in closer detail at its content. Some of the well-known names it draws its data from include Dun & Bradstreet, Morningstar, and Refinitiv, along with content from a wide range of third-party publishers, including over 60 sources of company, industry and executive information. We also look at its news and analysis and company financials, as well as how often its content is updated.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3270



Click to view the report Click to view the report Jinfo model - mapping your service to the Centre of Excellence model
14th October 2019

Jinfo's model for an Information Centre of Excellence focuses on three separate but interrelated areas. Find out what they are and how it can help you develop your skills and expertise to deliver direct service relating to information and data. By Brandy King  



Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of LexisNexis Company Dossier (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
14th October 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo last looked at LexisNexis Company Dossier a few years ago and, in the first part of our newly updated product review of the research database, which provides information about companies, executives and industries, we look at the company and product, key users, and what's changed since we last reviewed it. We also look at future plans for the product, which will include better integration of company data and news.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3270



Click to view the report Click to view the report Product review of LexisNexis Company Dossier
14th October 2019

Our new in-depth product review of LexisNexis Company Dossier, a research database that provides information about companies, executives and industries, looks at how the product has evolved since our last full review a few years ago. This review: Introduces LexisNexis and Company...



Click to view the report Click to view the report Jinfo model - "pillars of service"
7th October 2019

Your department probably has many areas of expertise that can be clustered together to form a "pillar of service" and this model explores what they are, how to define them and some worksheets to help you develop them. By Robin Neidorf



Click to view the report Click to view the report Jinfo model - recipe capture and optimisation
7th October 2019

Having an optimised workflow involves making more efficient use of people's time and to do this you need to identify common activities by creating a "recipe" for each of them. This model looks at how you and others can achieve this with the help of our framework which enables you to make the best...



Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Mini review of Acquisdata and Reportal
7th October 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Acquisdata is a business intelligence company that provides reports on key industries, companies and executives whilst its sister company, Reportal Snd Bhd, offers a company reports database which consists of full-text reports from global quoted companies. In this mini review we take a look at both offerings along with third-party information vendors who distribute the company's data, such as Dow Jones' Factiva, FactSet, IHS Markit, EBSCO, Thomson Reuters and ProQuest. We also find out who uses the product, the range of industries covered, as well as the different ways the data is packaged.



Click to view the article Barbara Hirsh Commercial awareness for information professionals
7th October 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Commercial skills are a prerequisite for information professionals within any industry. This article sets out to not only define these skills but offers some techniques and practical steps to help you develop them, and in the process think about what your company does, what information it needs, who your clients are and how to communicate effectively.



Click to view the report Click to view the report Community deck - Benchmarking for your sector (finance)
4th October 2019

Download the deck and anonymised notes from our September Community session, "Benchmarking for your sector (finance)". This session walks through Jinfo's benchmarking data, with a focus on what we have learned about information teams in the finance sector. This is the slide deck and speaker...



Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of Manzama Insights (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
3rd October 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The final part of our product review of Manzama Insights, a specialised market intelligence tool that collects and analyses company and industry insights, looks at its overall value, the help and training offered, and companies offering a similar product such as Vable and LexisNexis Newsdesk.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3261



Click to view the report Click to view the report Market landscape - company information
2nd October 2019

In this Market Landscape report, Jinfo examines 13 products offered by some of the most respected providers of company information, providing outline descriptions of the products, links, and information on typical users, geographic scope, special features, and the value offered by each product....



Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of Manzama Insights (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
2nd October 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third part of our product review of Manzama Insights, a specialised market intelligence tool that collects and analyses company and industry insights, we take an in-depth look at the technology behind the product. We highlight how to monitor companies and industries and how artificial intelligence is used within the product.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3261



Click to view the report Click to view the report Jinfo model - "known fors"
2nd October 2019

Realising your value as an information professional within your organisation is key. Jinfo's model "known fors", a visioning activity that can be used as part of the strategic planning process, can help you clarify where you have the best opportunity to provide value within the organisation....



Click to view the report Click to view the report Research Focus Insights and Actions "Intelligence systems - intelligence 2020"
1st October 2019

In the 10 years plus we've been researching developments in news and current awareness, we've predicted and then seen a significant shift from current awareness to intelligence systems. However, the concept of "intelligence" can be difficult to describe let alone measure. Its purpose may be...



Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of Manzama Insights (sources - content & coverage)
1st October 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of our updated product review of Manzama Insights, a specialised market intelligence tool that uses artificial intelligence and big data analytics to collect and analyse company and industry insights, we look at the impressive scope of content available through the product, ranging from mid-sized newspapers to larger city publications. We also examine the diverse range of industries covered and the product's geographic coverage.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3261



Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of Manzama Insights (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
30th September 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Manzama Insights is a specialised market intelligence tool that uses artificial intelligence and big data analytics to collect and analyse company and industry insights. Formerly aimed at lawyers, the product is now well suited to any profession and it has an ever-expanding international client base. In part one of Jinfo's updated review, we introduce the company and platform, key advantages, value and development plans as well as the changes that have been made to the product since it was last reviewed in 2018.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3261



Click to view the report Click to view the report Product review of Manzama Insights
30th September 2019

We last looked at Manzama Insights, a specialised market intelligence tool that uses artificial intelligence and big data analytics to collect and analyse company and industry insights, in our mini review back in July 2018. Initially aimed at lawyers, the product is now of value to any profession...



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