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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Q&A with GSK - seamless access to global data
4th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. As part of our Research Focus, "Creating an Information Centre of Excellence", Andrew Lucas recently spoke to Helen Malone, director of the Global Information Hub at GSK and the president of Pharma Documentation Ring to find out about the company, Helen's recent talk at the ConTech conference, GSK's comprehensive data and analytics strategy and what role information professionals can play in the future.

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Click to view the article Anne Barker My Favourite Tipples from a patent and biotech information specialist
20th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

My Favourite Tipples are shared by Anne Barker, an information specialist in the legal department at Genentech. Anne shares some of her preferred resources in areas from patents to healthcare conference posters and human gene databases.

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Wednesday, 6th March 2019

In this market landscape we look at two products from IFIS: FSTA : sources and research, relating to the sciences of food and health Escalex : database of international, national and regional food regulations. We provide a brief description of products, a link to the...

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Click to view the article Andy Tattersall Mini review of Dimensions - discovery and analytics
12th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We review Dimensions, developed by Digital Science as part of a larger portfolio of research support applications. The current version was launched in 2018 and we explore its functionality as a multi-faceted discovery tool, database and analytics platform.

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Click to view the article Barbara Hirsh Tackling the challenge of keeping up to date with technology
9th January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Technology is constantly evolving and information professionals have to keep up with new developments and end-users want reliable information without having to understand the technology behind it. This article uses mini case studies to explore how information professionals can keep up to date with technology and implement the best solution in areas from single sign-on (SSO) to tender information and extracting citations.

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Click to view the article Jeanette Eldridge How technology is transforming pharma - key challenges and transformational changes
17th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This article identifies some of the AI-related challenges and opportunities for information professional's working in the pharma and life science field, helping them and their colleagues and customers gain an overview of the breadth of AI developments and their current impact and future potential, as well as providing some useful resources and references. Three elements of transformational change at the societal, organisational and personal levels are also explored which see AI developments being integrated into business activities and products.

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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 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 Arthur Robbins Chatbot software in a pharmaceutical company
26th November 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

How can the pharmaceutical industry implement chatbots? This article looks at one company's experience of working through and implementing a chatbot to handle medical information enquiries and discusses some of the issues to consider, such as partnering, regulatory considerations, implementation and lessons learned.

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Click to view the article Louise Brookes Benchmarking through the manufacturing lens
18th October 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

It is important for information teams to identify, capture and analyse information which will help them improve their processes, ensure that they are using the right resources to achieve their goals, and demonstrate value to their stakeholders. Senior information managers and professionals working in the manufacturing sector took part in a Community session to compare and contrast Jinfo's benchmarking research findings specifically between the manufacturing sector and other industries. This article provides a view of those findings and offers some ideas on their practical application.

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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander PharmaCircle Business Class Elite - from commercial insights to clinical trials
28th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

How does PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (BCE) fare for those seeking information on companies in the biopharmaceutical space, with its global coverage of business, research, development, regulatory and formulation science? Get a feel for BCE in this blog about our latest review.

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Click to view the article Ashish Shukla Product review of PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
26th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of our product review of PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (BCE) we look at the help and training available. The company considers one-to-one customer support its top priority with a team of experts to provide the required support. Its competitors, who include Thomson Reuters' Cortellis, Informa's Pharmaprojects, and Springer Nature's AdisInsight, along with pricing and development plans, including the refinement of its proprietary search technology.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3058

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Click to view the article Ashish Shukla Product review of PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
25th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The third part of our product review of PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (BCE) for drug, biologics, product development and market landscape. We explore the product's technology, including its proprietary search platform and interface that provides access to apps, outputs and alerts and charting options for areas from patents to labels and development timelines.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3058

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Click to view the article Ashish Shukla Product review of PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (sources - content & coverage)
24th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Part two of our product review of PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (BCE) looks at the range of key information sources tracked by the product's analysts and available via its 11 modules and 6 apps, including geographic coverage and languages available.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3058

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Click to view the article Ashish Shukla Product review of PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
21st September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (BCE) is an online platform offering continuously updated information on products and pipeline programmes, public and private companies, and global clinical trial records. In this first part of our product review, we take a closer look at the company and product, its users, who include the top 20 pharmaceutical companies, as well as its key features and value.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3058

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Product review of PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (BCE)
Friday, 21st September 2018

PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (BCE) is an online resource for professionals in the biopharmaceutical industry. It offers continuously updated and comprehensive content on products and pipeline programmes, public and private companies, and global clinical trial records. It is used by...

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Click to view the article Yulia Aspinall How does Jinfo's benchmarking research apply to pharma?
10th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Senior information managers from pharmaceutical and life science sectors were invited to join an online Community session to discuss the results of Jinfo's Research Focus, "Benchmarking information roles - Jinfo models of excellence". This article looks in more depth at some of the key research findings and offers several tips on practical application of the research.

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