The Insights and Actions report from the Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", is available now for all site visitors. We asked Nancy Snell, research lead at North Highland, a worldwide consultancy firm, how she and her team have been using the data analytics resources from the Research Focus.
With greater use of analytics in organisations large and small, the licensing of data - especially from third parties - is a growing challenge. In a recent Jinfo Community session, participants discussed how they tackle this thorny issue, as well as educating stakeholders in their organisations and planning for much greater use of analytics in the future.
In the second of three webinars forming part of Jinfo's current Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", we discussed the challenges information professionals face when successfully managing data licensing for current and future projects. This webinar presented key steps that information professionals can take now to partner with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to create a future that's economically sustainable in terms of data purchasing
Jinfo's 2017 survey into data analytics needs and concerns looks closely at how information professionals see their roles in this subject area, and whether more needs to be done to address concerns raised.
In the first of three webinars held as part of the Jinfo Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", we presented key steps that information professionals can take to prepare for a more inclusive role in current and future data analytics projects. This article presents an overview of what was discussed including ways information professionals can leverage existing skills and learn new ones.
In the third and final insight from the Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, examines why skills such as resilience and influencing power are as important as mastering the art of the use-case.
How best to manage data, whether it's produced internally or externally, is an area that many information teams are finding increasingly complex, and one that technology alone cannot fix. In a recent Community session, participants discussed the ownership and visibility of data, and how to keep sets correct, clean and complete for analytics, text and data mining.
Northern Light has recently applied machine learning to its global search functionality to provide summaries of internal market research reports and business news articles for competitive intelligence analysis. According to the company, it is the first really new improvement to search in over 20 years. In this article, we take a look at how it came to be and how it can add value.
In the second insight from the Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, looks at why it's so essential to get on top of licensing data for analytics use.
In part two of Jinfo's product review of Aurora's FirstLight, we highlight the product's sources, including news databases, company financials, as well as access to LexisNexis Metabase content. It also lists the product's languages and geographical coverage.
Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2937
Find out why we invited Marc Vollenweider of Evalueserve to be honorary producer on our Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics"
In the first insight from the Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, looks at how information teams should react and prepare for the new environment.
Andrew Lucas selects publishing highlights from the articles, reports and research published in the Research Focus "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics", from challenges and skills gaps to opportunities for information professionals to lead the way.
RightFind XML for Mining is one of the business products and services offered by the Copyright Clearance Center. It enables you to quickly identify and download a collection of full-text articles from multiple publishers through a single source giving you a complete article collection for text mining. In this mini review, Jinfo takes a look at the sources, coverage and search functionality as well as future developments for the product.
Does your current awareness newsletter pack a punch? We recently reviewed newsletters from information centres around the world to offer them some top tips for better engagement and value.
When planning to use someone else's content, it's important to know whether it's protected by copyright. This article looks at the different types of content that may be used and when copyright might apply. It covers open access material and the various Creative Commons licences that are available and what to do when multiple layers of copyright apply.
Jinfo talks to NLP text mining software provider Linguamatics about latest developments in the field and use-cases in the pharmaceuticals and healthcare industry. Interviewer Chris Porter finds out more about the Linguamatics software platform, known as I2E and how it makes use of AI, NLP and machine learning to make sense of unstructured text, how it saves time, and how I2E supports taxonomies and ontologies.
As part of Jinfo's Research Focus, "Stake your claim in the success of data analytics" , we surveyed respondents about their data analytics needs and concerns, including reporting lines for analytics projects, types of internal and external data projects, skill gaps in information centres, and...
In the final part of the analysis of the results of the Jinfo survey, "Data analytics needs and concerns 2017", Robin Neidorf explains why the challenges around finding, licensing and paying for third-party data are incredibly painful. She also suggests how buyers and sellers might work together better and how information centres could improve their licensing skills in this developing area.
Chris Porter catches up with Pim Stouten, vice-president of global strategy at legal and business information provider LexisNexis to hear about the latest developments in text mining, particularly busy with developments to its front-end product interfaces in order to meet the needs of particular types of customers - "more specific user interfaces that return more precise results and make more sense for specific types of users".
This Research Focus provides analysis, expert articles, product reviews, webinars and Community sessions on what information professionals bring to data analytics projects and how to ensure you're involved. (January - March 2018).
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