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Click to view the article Louise Brookes How do vendors work with users to facilitate customisation?
31st August 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Keeping on top of the news on customers, competitors, suppliers and the business environment is an ever increasing challenge for information teams to enable their organisations to make informed and better decisions. Over the last 10 years, Jinfo has been observing the evolution of current awareness tools used for this task and following the development of the next generation of tools, which allow for much greater integration of content, user collaboration and variety of outputs, including dashboards and visualisation of data. This article explores the potential for greater customisation and improvements in the process.

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Click to view the article James Griggs The enduring power of the newsletter
28th August 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Internal newsletters have proved to be a resilient offering for information teams despite the proliferation of automated alerts. James Griggs and Natasha Murray, research managers at Deloitte, describe why this is the case and set out the steps you need to take in order to produce an effective newsletter.

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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Q&A with Vable - current awareness that's content-agnostic
24th August 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Vable is the provider of the InfoPro solution for current awareness and Vable Inbox to manage and redirect incoming newsletters, alerts and eJournals. Jinfo interviewed its topic specialist Clare Brown to find out more about the company's plans to introduce a managed service, increase its AI capabilities and get its platform adopted in industries beyond the legal sector.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - intelligence systems
Tuesday, 21st August 2018

This Jinfo model for intelligence systems is based on our research and analysis of the changes in technology and user expectations impacting on current awareness and resulting in a move towards meeting the higher-value need for intelligence that directly supports business action. We identify the...

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Click to view the article Steve Bynghall Which is the best channel for disseminating information around your organisation?
17th August 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

How best to disseminate information within an organisation is a topic that continually preoccupies information professionals and this article looks at the some of the different variables and approaches that need to be considered to help work out the best channels for effective evaluation of messaging channels.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Current awareness survey - preliminary results and call to participate
9th August 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We reveal the initial findings from this year's current awareness research, and there's still time to participate and give your views.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - current awareness provision
Wednesday, 8th August 2018

This Jinfo model for current awareness provision reflects what we have identified as best practice for information teams providing current awareness services. It will help you to take a close look at what is time-consuming at each step in this model, and then consider ways to apply technology to...

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Mini review of Manzama Insights - market analytics and AI power strategic decision-making
19th July 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Manzama caters to those in the legal, accounting and financial fields with an easy-to-use market intelligence platform which offers innovative searching and filtering features, tailored to the needs of its audience. 

Our most recent review of Manzama Base, the specialised market intelligence platform, was published this time last year. In our latest review, we look at Manzama Insights, which was launched earlier this year and is the analytics application for Base. Insights uses the same content set of 80,000 websites and social media sources and this review provides some background information on Manzama Base and a detailed explanation of how Insights was developed; highlights its value and use-cases; explores its content and integration partnerships with premium content providers, such as D&B, LexisNexis and the Financial Times; reviews the platform's technology, particularly in relation to the user interface, ease of use and outputs and alerts; and covers product maturity and development plans along with pricing information.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Participate in our current awareness research
19th July 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Participate in this year's current awareness survey and receive a copy of the results as a thank you.

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Click to view the article Catherine Dhanjal Book now for our panel discussion on intelligence systems
18th June 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Don't miss our webinar on intelligence platforms on June 28, featuring Northern Light and Comintelli. Find out more in this blog.

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Click to view the article Victoria Alford NewsEdge - what makes it stand out?
13th June 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

What's new and improved since our last product review of NewsEdge in 2016?

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Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of NewsEdge (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
5th June 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of our new product review of Acquire Media's NewsEdge, we look at the key benefits of the product including the value provided by its relevant and authoritative global news content, as well as its recently added mobile offering. We also look at the help and training on offer, pricing information, plans for advancing the product as well as competitors such as Attensa, Factiva and LexisNexis Newsdesk.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3006

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Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of NewsEdge (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
4th June 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The third part of our new product review of Acquire Media's NewsEdge looks at the technology available within the product, in particular, its search functionality, the various outputs including its range of visualisation options, such as Venn diagrams and heat maps as well as the many ways administrators can extract usability data from the product.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3006

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Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of NewsEdge (sources - content & coverage)
1st June 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Part 2 of Jinfo's new product review of Acquire Media's NewsEdge looks at its wide range of sources, including premium licensed titles as well as open sources and some of the leading news sources in the world, such as The New York Times and the Financial Times. We also review the impressive array of languages available.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3006

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Click to view the article Jan Knight Product review of NewsEdge (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
31st May 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the first part of Jinfo's new full product review of Acquire Media's NewsEdge, a global news and delivery web platform for information and business professionals, we give some background on the company and product, including Acquire Media's acquisition earlier this year by Newscycle Solutions. We look at the product's key advantages, key users and some of the changes made since we last reviewed the product in 2014.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3006

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Thursday, 31st May 2018

Acquire Media's NewsEdge, a global news and delivery web platform for information and business professionals was last reviewed in 2016. In our new full product review of the platform, we look at Acquire Media's acquisition earlier this year by NEWSCYCLE Solutions, its wide range of sources, from...

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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Q&A with African Journals OnLine - increasing the visibility of African research
23rd May 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

African Journals OnLine (AJOL) aims to provide access to the world's largest online library of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. Its executive director Susan Murray told Sophie Alexander how the platform works, the problems it's helping to solve, and future plans to expand its coverage of research on the continent.

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Click to view the article Victoria Alford InfoNgen - setting the standard for semantic web discovery?
11th May 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

What does current awareness and discovery portal InfoNgen offer competitive and market intelligence professionals?

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Product review of InfoNgen (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
18th April 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of our new product review of InfoNgen, a web monitoring and aggregation service from EPAM Systems, we highlight the product's key value, in particular, its search functionality, industry vertical focus, and distribution capabilities. We also look at the help and training available as well as its competitors from Cision and Meltwater in the PR market to Manzama and LexisNexis Newsdesk in the legal market, whilst in the corporate sector, there is Digimind, Dow Jones Factiva, and Comintelli. The company also has some exciting product developments in the pipeline including the enablement of artificial intelligence (AI) and voice-activated query building.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2989

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Product review of InfoNgen (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
17th April 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third part of Jinfo's fresh product review of InfoNgen, a web monitoring and aggregation service from EPAM Systems, we look at the mix of proprietary and open source technology used by the product, how searches can be filtered using facets, its taxonomies, and categories, as well as its visualisation features, alerts and newsletters. We also take a look at the administrative functions within the product, including the ability to set up alerts, newsletters, and widgets and receive monthly reports.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2989

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