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.
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.
Open source intelligence (OSINT) uses publicly available sources to gather intelligence for purposes ranging from basic recruitment checks on an individual to due diligence research for M&A purposes to in-depth fraud investigations and more. Search engines are the starting point, but deep web databases and social media searches are all part of the OSINT searchers toolkit. This article discusses approaches for finding open source intelligence with a focus on free sources.
As part of Jinfo's Research Focus, "The accidental technologist - where your expertise meets the new world" , we set out to make sense of the complex technological environment and reviewed the wide range of technologies and challenges that our customers asked us to cover, in order to develop...
In the second of a two-part article looking at the differences between current awareness and intelligence platforms and how information professionals interact with the workflow of both systems, Robin Neidorf looks at some of the key suppliers in this area, their product offerings as well as some of the key differences between them.
This article looks at the differences between current awareness and intelligence platforms and gives an overview of how information professionals interact with the workflow of both systems. It also looks at some of the products in this space such as Newsdesk, Attensa, Northern Light SinglePoint, Knowledge360, along with features, what to look for in a system, and explores elements such as newsletters and machine learning.
Thomson Reuters is a global leader in the provision of legal, business and financial solutions to those in a range of industries. Open Calais uses open source NLP and machine learning algorithms that have been trained using Thomson Reuters' curated content that supports people, places, companies, facts, topics and events. Jinfo recently caught up with Ofer Harari, product expert and engagement manager for Intelligent Tagging at Open Calais to find out more about the product and its underlying technology, which uses natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning algorithms. We also highlight some use-cases and see how it can add value.
To expand past research into content discovery, we have just concluded a research project, aimed primarily at organisations with strong STEM research functions. Through a survey and in-depth interviews, we delved more deeply into three top goals identified in the prior research. This post highlights a few findings which can be seen in more detail in the full report now available.
Through this research we sought to examine drivers around three goals for content discovery: creating a single point of entry to diverse content collections, improving back-end integration of multiple databases, and generating fresh insights through use of data analytics. We used a survey to...
In the final article of four reporting on the results of Jinfo's 2018 research project to explore goals for content discovery in STEM research environments, it delves into the current deployment of systems and tools for data analytics. It reviews details about services currently being used and plans for the future. It closes with a summary of key perceptions and concerns for implementation along with some of the anticipated trends.
In the third of four articles reporting on the results of Jinfo's 2018 research project to explore goals for content discovery in STEM research environments, this article delves into the current deployment of systems and tools for back-end integration. It reviews details about services currently being used and future plans. It closes with a summary of key perceptions and concerns for implementation along with some anticipated trends.
In the second of four articles reporting on the results of Jinfo's 2018 research project to explore goals for content discovery in STEM research environments, this article delves into the current deployment of systems and tools for a single point of entry for search. It reviews services currently in use and future plans. It closes with a summary of key perceptions and concerns for implementation along with some anticipated trends.
Jinfo has just completed a research project to explore goals for content discovery. The project was designed to explore and contrast how information centres managing STEM collections approach three key goals for content discovery as uncovered in a 2017 survey on the topic.
This article provides an overview of the survey carried out as part of the research. It reviews survey respondents demographics and compares responses to a set of questions about resource allocation and technology/solution vendors for each of the three goals.
What does current awareness and discovery portal InfoNgen offer competitive and market intelligence professionals?
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
In the second part of our new product review of InfoNgen, a web monitoring and aggregation service from EPAM Systems, we take a detailed look at the wide range of business and professional sources available within the product, along with its coverage and how it processes content.
Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2989
We last reviewed InfoNgen, the web monitoring and aggregation service, in 2013 and in this fresh new review we revisit the product to see what's changed. The InfoNgen discovery portal is a semantic web discovery platform that provides content discovery and text analytics solutions for...
Find out why you should read Jinfo's product review of specialist search engine AlphaSense and how the award-winning intelligent search engine is uncovering company and financial data and insights that others might miss.
Jinfo's new survey on goals and priorities for discovery is ongoing. You can still take part: complete the survey and receive a copy of the results as a thank you.
The final part of our product review of AlphaSense, a company search engine for analysts, researchers, and other financial professionals, looks at the value the product provides to its users, as well as the help and training available and its competitors, including Thomson Reuters, Dow Jones, Bloomberg, FactSet, S&P Capital IQ, Acuris, Moody's Bureau van Dijk and Prequin. The company also has plans to improve the product and we take a look at some of the possible developments, pricing is also covered.
Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2973
This Research Focus provides you with the insights and tools you need to be a technology-savvy partner and advisor on information technology-related projects. (January - March 2019).
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