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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product review of TBRC's Global Market Model (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
21st January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Our in-depth product review of The Business Research Company's Global Market Model concludes with part 4. where we give the Jinfo verdict on the value it offers, as well as looking at the help provided by the company, competitor products, pricing for different types of users, and planned changes for 2019. This database provides integrated market information across 60 geographies and 2,400 market sectors. Competitors include Euromonitor's Passport, MarketLine's Advantage, IBISWorld, BMI Research.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3108

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Insight 2 from Research Focus on technology - core information skills are a superpower
17th January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Read our second insight from our Research Focus, "The accidental technologist - where your expertise meets the new world". Find out how your research and information skills can remain relevant in this brave new world and access our new report.

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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product review of TBRC's Global Market Model (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
15th January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In part 1 of our review of Global Market Model, we look at the organisations and business roles that would benefit most from using the tool, how it can save users' time, how frequently it's updated and what makes it stand out from other market research tools. We also outline the other services provided by The Business Research Company (TBRC).

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3108

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Jinfo for content purchasing
14th January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Do you have a strategy and vision for using data strategically and effectively? Do you feel on top of the move from purchasing information products to licensing data sources? Read our blog from Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, to find out how Jinfo resources and events can help.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Research Focus Insights and Actions "The accidental technologist - where your expertise meets the new world"
Thursday, 10th January 2019

Today's information professionals need tech skills to secure their place as strategic advisers to the business but keeping up with this fast-moving technology-fuelled world can seem impossible. In this Research Focus we examine how to be tech-savvy in order to be good advisers and partners...

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Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of M-Brain Intelligence Plaza (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
27th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of our product review of M-Brain Intelligence Plaza, reviewer Jan Knight reveals the areas in which the product provides value, and where it falls short. She considers how it stacks up against competitors like Comintelli's Intelligence2day, Digimind, Wide Narrow, and Cipher's Knowledge360 and looks at M-Brain's plans for future functionality. The company's training, help and support options are also discussed.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3100

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Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of M-Brain Intelligence Plaza (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
21st December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We last reviewed M-Brain Intelligence Plaza, a market and competitive intelligence platform, in 2015. This easy-to-use tool, which collates data from both internal and external sources, has since been enhanced with more personalisation options, customisable views and news reader apps for both Android and iOS. Read part one of our latest product review to find out about Intelligence Plaza, the value it provides for users and administrators, and the company's future plans.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3100

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Product review of M-Brain Intelligence Plaza
Friday, 21st December 2018

M-Brain Intelligence Plaza is a market intelligence tool designed to help executives make speedier decisions. Since we last reviewed it three years ago, Intelligence Plaza has had a change of ownership and much effort has gone into improving the user experience. In particular, there are new ways...

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Minesoft PatBase (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
14th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of our product review of Minesoft PatBase, a global patent database, we look at the help and training available, including its useful case studies which illustrate real-world usage of the product for differing use-cases, future development of the product, competitors such as Clarivate Analytics, Questel, and TotalPatent as well as its pricing options.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3094

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Product walkthrough - TDNet Discover
13th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This product walkthrough looks at TDNet Discover, a content and workflow management system, with up to 300 million citation and abstracts in its index. We take a look at the company's background, the product's development and how it benefits libraries and information centres in large companies, particularly pharma, biomed and electronics companies, along with hospitals and research organisations.

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Minesoft PatBase (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
13th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In part three of our product review of Minesoft PatBase, a global patent database, we look at its impressive range of search options and overall functionality, its analytics tools and the latest iteration of its analytics platform, which includes the ability to create charts and graphs, including 3D landscape, nested and semi-pies, polar charts and Venn diagrams as well as its content output options.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3094

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Minesoft PatBase (sources - content & coverage)
12th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Part two of our product review of Minesoft PatBase, a global patent database, we take a closer look at its strengths and weaknesses and an in-depth look at its sources, in particular, its full-text collections as well as the languages available within the product.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3094

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Minesoft PatBase (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
11th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We last reviewed Minesoft PatBase, an award-winning global patent database, nearly four years ago and since then the platform has undergone quite a few changes including the expansion of its full-text coverage and analytics tool. Read part one of our latest product review to find out about the product, who benefits from using it and what value it provides along with its recent partnership with Darts-ip and what effect this integration will have on the product.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3094

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Tuesday, 11th December 2018

Minesoft PatBase is an award-winning global patent database used by intellectual property professionals who rely on it for its business-critical patent information. It has undergone quite a few changes since we last reviewed the product a few years ago. Two notable changes include its analytics...

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Mini review of IncFact - spotlight on privately held companies
22nd November 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This mini review looks at IncFact, a company information and business discovery engine covering up to three million US companies with a focus on those that are privately owned and midsized. We look at how IncFact can be used by companies for strategy and competitive intelligence as well as by private equity firms, and hedge funds for originating and sourcing deals and for due diligence.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf How to use technology clusters
16th November 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In our previous two articles on technology, we looked at the wide range of technologies and challenges an information team might need to understand as well as the goals and desired outcomes of technology and how they measure up to the types of tools you can include in your overall solution. This final article provides a framework for thinking about how you can use these analyses to help your team develop the necessary skills, resources and partnerships.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Technology - focus on goals and desired results
13th November 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Technology is not the only important factor in the success of a business, however, information professionals need to understand when and how to incorporate it to achieve organisational goals. We previously looked at groupings of different technologies that can be used to meet certain needs within an organisation and in this article, we look at the goals and desired outcomes of technology and how they measure up to the types of tools you can include in your overall solution.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Mapping the complex technology environment
9th November 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The ever-changing technological landscape presents new and diverse challenges for information professionals. Knowing which skills to cultivate in order to remain relevant and contribute to organisational initiatives in a meaningful way can also be confusing. A lot depends on organisational structure and priorities as well as the technology itself. This article tries to make sense of this complex environment by exploring a wide range of technologies and challenges an information team might need to understand.

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Click to view the article Constance Ard Is premium content fuelling the value of your service?
5th November 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Current awareness is an information service that continues to grow in importance. From the early days, library service delivery has included collection, curation and distribution of competitive intelligence derived from the news of the day. Recently, a Jinfo Community session explored the role of premium content in current awareness and this article examines how current awareness service is delivered now and how it is evolving.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - Aroq
Friday, 2nd November 2018

This report gives an overview of the four product groupings from Aroq, specialist in business information for consumer products, retail and auto industry: just-auto; plus QUBE database just-drinks just-food just-style; plus re:source apparel planning product. We provide a...

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