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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 article Jan Knight Product review of M-Brain Intelligence Plaza (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
24th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Newsletters, alerts, dashboards and administration are just a few of the areas covered in part 3 of our product review of M-Brain Intelligence Plaza. Reviewer Jan Knight reveals in detail how the dashboard works and how it can be customised, as well as how the search system works and the usefulness of its filters for drilling down into content.

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 (sources - content & coverage)
21st December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In part 2 of our review of M-Brain Intelligence Plaza, we take a look at the market intelligence tool's workflow and how M-Brain's existing clients use its features. We summarise the ways in which users can view and share information, how M-Brain works with clients to help set up external and internal content feeds, what insights can be gained and what information can be stored.

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 article Andrew Lucas The impact of AI and data science on news
14th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

A key focus for information centres in many organisations is the provision of news and current awareness. The accuracy and veracity of news are increasingly being questioned in a "post-truth" world in which objective facts are considered less important in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief. In keeping with this theme, Jinfo recently attended an SLA Europe meeting which looked at, among other factors, the role technology plays in enabling the potential manipulation of the news and this article looks at some of the issues raised as well as offering some tips on what both information professionals and end-users can do to avoid being deceived.

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Click to view the article Louise Brookes Resolving common problems in current awareness workflows
7th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This article reports on a recent Jinfo webinar which showed that the process of examining and adjusting workflows need not be complicated or overwhelming and that by applying a framework or appropriate model, the task can be split into manageable parts. This approach makes it easier to identify inefficiencies in the process and areas for improvement. It also provided a model for information professionals to work with and shared learnings from recent projects that Jinfo Consulting analysts have been involved in.

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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander What technology can you use right now to improve your current awareness service?
8th November 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

What are some of the myths around AI, and should you be using smart technology or cutting-edge technology in your current awareness service or use of intelligence systems?

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Click to view the article Catherine Dhanjal It's later than you think - work today on the future of current awareness
6th November 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Compelling prompts from Robin Neidorf, Jinfo's Director of Research, around taking steps to future-proof your current awareness service.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Insight 3 from Research Focus on intelligence systems - prepare to move to an intelligence system
29th October 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Find out what the final insight from our Research Focus, "Intelligence systems - beyond awareness to action", means for the future of current awareness.

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Click to view the article Catherine Dhanjal Watch our latest video - get our view on market pressures around news
25th October 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Watch a short video clip of Jinfo's Director of Research, Robin Neidorf, in which she discusses the changing market pressures affecting how information teams create, deliver and measure their current awareness services.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Insight 2 from Research Focus on intelligence systems - the top aggregator positions are shifting
22nd October 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Find out what the second insight from our Research Focus, "Intelligence systems - beyond awareness to action", means for you if you purchase or specify premium news content.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Insight 1 from Research Focus on intelligence systems - balance value and cost
15th October 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Read the first insight from our Research Focus "Intelligence systems - beyond awareness to action" and find out what the best information teams are doing to stay ahead with current awareness provision.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Research Focus Insights and Actions "Intelligence systems - beyond awareness to action"
Friday, 5th October 2018

Keeping on top of news on customers, competitors, marketplace changes and other variables that affect business decisions continues to be one of the biggest and most time-consuming challenges facing information teams. In this Research Focus we examine emerging best practice and how teams are...

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Guide to value in the Jinfo Research Focus on intelligence systems
5th October 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Current awareness continues to be a key focus for many information centres with the availability of more options than ever before. This article looks back at some of the content Jinfo has published over recent months in the Research Focus "Intelligence systems - beyond awareness to action", in relation to the provision of current awareness, content aggregation services, and intelligence systems and gives readers a chance to reflect on some of the issues involved when choosing a current awareness or intelligence platform.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Comparing product satisfaction for Factiva vs Nexis users - 2018
28th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Factiva and Nexis remain the leaders in premium products for news and current awareness, over 75% of our research respondents named them as their primary premium product for current awareness. We drilled down and report back on how satisfied they are with their choice of platform, whether they're planning to change product, their views on specifics such as search, content, training, mobile, visualisations, price and more.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo current awareness survey 2018
Wednesday, 19th September 2018

As part of Jinfo's Research Focus, "Intelligence systems - beyond awareness to action" , we surveyed 102 respondents around the world and across a variety of industries about their current awareness resources and services provided. We look at whether Factiva and Nexis still dominate the...

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Jinfo current awareness survey (part 4 - primary suppliers)
17th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, presents the final part of our current awareness survey results exploring the needs, preferences and goals of information professionals with regard to news content and current awareness provision. This article gives feedback on specific feedback relating to their primary products for current awareness, including Factiva, Nexis, FT, Bloomberg, Westlaw and CEDROM-SNI, as well as platform suppliers InfoDesk and LexisNexis Publisher.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Jinfo current awareness survey (part 3 - determining value)
13th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

As part of our Research Focus, "Intelligence systems - beyond awareness to action", we present the third part of our current awareness survey results exploring the needs, preferences and goals of information professionals with regard to news content and current awareness provision. This article looks at overall expenses, the breadth and depth of reach of a service, and how much time the information team puts into delivering the service and how it reaches its audience.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Jinfo current awareness survey (part 2 - core components)
12th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

As part of Jinfo's Research Focus, "Intelligence systems - beyond awareness to action", we present part two of our Jinfo current awareness survey in relation to the needs, preferences and goals of information professionals with regard to news content and current awareness provision. This article looks specifically at what information teams rely on for source material to feed systems and what technology and tools are used to support management, delivery and measurement of the service.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Jinfo current awareness survey (part 1 - introduction)
6th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

It's been ten years since Jinfo first surveyed information professionals to find out about their needs, preferences and goals in relation to news content and current awareness provision. The project has evolved over time to factor in issues relating to the use of technology to improve workflow and enhance ROI, the balance of premium and non-cost sources, and what methods they were using to try and measure the value and impact of current awareness service provision. This article introduces the results from 2018's survey, including areas such as the provision of time and staff.

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