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Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell Early results reveal core requirements for content discovery
Monday, 10th April 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The early results of Jinfo's survey on information discovery indicate that a top priority for such systems. Yet, underneath the core requirements, we see a wide range of user needs for discovery.



Click to view the article Norma Beavers CID - precision and performance in data analytics
Monday, 27th March 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

CID is a 150-person company based close to Frankfurt; it may be relatively small but it has the clout to compete against IBM and other information and technology giants. In "Q&A with CID - from analysis to action", we speak to Alexander Stumpfegger, CID's managing director, to uncover the company's secrets to success.



Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell Want to discover more about discovery? Participate in our survey
Thursday, 23rd March 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Take part in our survey on information discovery - its challenges, platforms and implementation. You'll receive a copy of the report as a thank you.



Click to view the article Chris Porter Q&A with CID - from analysis to action
Monday, 20th March 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo contributor Chris Porter talks to the managing director of information retrieval and analysis company CID, Alexander Stumpfegger, about how his company's software can help organisations to make the most out of their structured and unstructured data using text mining, semantic analysis and data analytics.



Click to view the article Andrew Lucas The decline of complex search
Friday, 10th February 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

As data analytics becomes the value-add for information providers, is the use of complex search by both end-users and information professionals in decline and is there resistance to training in this area? Andrew Lucas talks to industry leaders, academics and professional associations to find out their views on this and see how their organisations are responding. Commentary includes comments from Charlie Inskip of UCL and Nick Poole of CILIP, plus representatives from Dow Jones, InfoDesk and LexisNexis.



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Q&A with Information Builders - leading the field in business intelligence?
Thursday, 12th January 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information Builders operates at the leading edge of business intelligence and data analytics. We interview chief innovation officer, Dr Rado Kotorov, to find out more about the company and the book he co-authored, "Organisational Intelligence – how smart companies use information to become more competitive and profitable".



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product review of Springshare LibGuides (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
Tuesday, 11th October 2016 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the concluding part of our review of Springshare LibGuides Content Management System for librarians, Sophie Alexander looks at training, pricing and how the product is developed. She also covers its limited number of competitors such as SubjectsPlus.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2726



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product review of Springshare LibGuides (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
Monday, 10th October 2016 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Springshare LibGuides lets librarians curate knowledge and share information by creating online Guides on any topic, subject, or course. In part 3 of the review, Sophie Alexander gives a detailed description of the function and types of Guides that can be used and how to create Guides and organise content. She also shows how librarians may use Guides to improve interaction with their user communities and help showcase library resources.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2726



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product review of Springshare LibGuides (sources - content & coverage)
Thursday, 6th October 2016 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We continue our review of the Springshare LibGuides platform which lets librarians curate knowledge and share information by creating online guides on any topic, subject, or course. Sophie Alexander looks at coverage including the development of different types of content over time, and how content can be customised easily to match institutional branding. She also touches on the different types of product from Springshare, including the two versions of the LibGuides, one with added functionality.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2726



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product review of Softlink's Illumin (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
Friday, 30th September 2016 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third part of the product review of Softlink's Illumin, a web-based knowledge, request and enquiry management solution, Sophie Alexander gives a detailed description of search, and admin features including integration with Softlink's Liberty (ILS). She looks at custom request forms, ways of representing statistical information and the creation of a Knowledge Base.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2725



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