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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Aurora FirstLight (help & training; administration; competitors; pricing)
30th January 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of Jinfo's product review of Aurora FirstLight, a powerful competitive intelligence platform with access to over 67,000 media sources, we take a look at the product's ability to act as a bespoke intelligence backbone, with access to LexisNexis content and social media tracking that can serve any size organisation. We also explore what support is available and how responsive this was. Finally, we see how administrators can derive value from the product and who its competitors, are along with pricing options.  

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2937

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Aurora FirstLight (sources - content & coverage)
26th January 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In part two of Jinfo's product review of Aurora's FirstLight, we highlight the product's sources, including news databases, company financials, as well as access to LexisNexis Metabase content. It also lists the product's languages and geographical coverage.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2937

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Product review of Aurora FirstLight
Thursday, 25th January 2018

Aurora's FirstLight is a Software as a Service (SaaS) product and a powerful competitive intelligence product that uses machine-learning algorithms to mine public and private data sources and can help organisations make more informed business decisions. The product appeals to library and...

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Aurora FirstLight (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
25th January 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

FirstLight is a Software as a Service (SaaS) product that uses machine-learning algorithms to mine a variety of public and private data sources which organisations can use to make better and more informed decisions. In part one of Jinfo's review, we introduce the company and platform, its audience, key advantages, value and development plans.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2937

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas DLA Piper - using Kira in a legal firm project
27th November 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

DLA Piper is one of the largest law firms in the world; we talked to Dominic Judge, senior legal innovation manager, about their use of machine learning contract analysis Kira, how it stacks up against competitors, its accuracy compared to human contract review, and how lawyers felt about the introduction of AI and machine learning.

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Tracking trends in data analytics
10th November 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Andrew Lucas looks at how to keep on top of research and trends in the field of AI, data analytics, big data and business intelligence (BI), which industries are driving growth, key benefits of data analytics, the impact of AI on GDP and employment trends. He also highlights Jinfo's picks as leaders in big data analytics as well as those Gartner places in its magic quadrant for BI and analytics. 

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Click to view the article Fiona Fogden Are niche news sources disrupting traditional news aggregators?
14th September 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This article looks at the value provided by niche news sources that fall outside of the collections picked up by aggregators such as Nexis and Factiva. We also consider how specialist sources such as Lloyd's List, TradeWinds and Fairplay (in the shipping sphere) are identified, who makes the judgement call about the value and relevance of the content, and why they are given priority budgetary approval. We also ask if this can lead to other problems in procurement or organisation-wide content provision and how it will impact on news aggregators.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - link resolvers
Friday, 8th September 2017

This report covers six products in the link resolver space: Alma EBSCO Full Text Finder Ex Libris SFX OCLC WorldCat Serial Solutions 360 TDNet. We provide a brief description of each source, a link to the homepage and product page, and links to Jinfo coverage. We...

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Click to view the article Martin Murtland Using signal media and artificial intelligence in news
8th September 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The analysis of news to identify signals and triggers is not new, but it is increasingly important and is finding application beyond the world of finance as the techniques are used to help identify misleading news items. In this article, Martin Murtland explores the technology and techniques used in news signal identification as well as highlighting providers such as Lexalytics, Clarabridge, InferLink, Sysomos and Open Calais.

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Click to view the article James Mullan Choosing a KM, LMS or search tool for your law firm
16th June 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In this article, James Mullan provides an overview of some of the knowledge management systems used in law firms, the drivers behind their use, and suggestions for anyone considering purchasing or investigating one of the tools mentioned. He looks at systems which can be used for enterprise search, as a library management system, collaborative solution, document automation, file management system and those which are driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell The fast-changing face of discovery services - new Jinfo research
6th June 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Over the last few years, the meaning of the term "discovery services" has been evolving and changing among information professionals. A fresh Jinfo survey looks deeper into factors driving the deployment of discovery services in corporate settings and uncovers overlap into web-scale tools, enterprise content management systems and data analysis products.

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Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell Beyond web-scale discovery
5th June 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo recently conducted a survey to assess how corporate information professionals understand and use discovery services. In this fourth and final article about the research results, we look to supplement the survey feedback on web-scale discovery tools with responses about a wide range of content discovery systems and data analysis tools. The results show that, whilst a number of enterprise content systems are being deployed, there is truly an explosion in the number of data analysis tools being used or evaluated.

Note: Full report (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2834

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Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell The current landscape for web-scale discovery services
2nd June 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo recently conducted a survey to assess how corporate information professionals understand and use discovery services. In this third article about the research results, we look at services respondents are currently using or evaluating to meet their users’ needs for discovery. The survey results show that, despite some ambivalence about the capabilities of current technologies to fully address user needs, corporate information managers are moving forward with evaluation and deployment of web-scale delivery services.

Note: Full report (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2834

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Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell User needs for discovery services
1st June 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo recently conducted a survey to assess how corporate information professionals understand and use discovery services. In this second of a four-part article, we look at the user needs which are driving the assessment and deployment of discovery services in the corporate sector. The results of the survey highlight key pain points for users which we explore further.

Note: Full report (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2834

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Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell What "discovery" means to corporate information managers
31st May 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Over the last few years, the meaning of the term "discovery services" has changed, causing uncertainty for information professionals. To add to the confusion, the meaning also varies within different contexts. To gain some clarity, Jinfo carried out a survey earlier this year, inviting information professionals to comment on how they understand the term and this, first of four articles, looks at some of the results of this.

Note: Full report (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2834

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo survey - exploring discovery services - 2017
Wednesday, 31st May 2017

Jinfo conducted a survey in March-April of 2017, inviting information professionals to comment on how they understand the term discovery services. The research involved open-ended interviews, a survey and follow-up interviews with more than 40 organisations with the largest respondent pool...

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Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell Early results reveal core requirements for content discovery
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.

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Click to view the article Norma Beavers CID - precision and performance in data analytics
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.

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Click to view the article Elizabeth Trudell Want to discover more about discovery? Participate in our survey
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.

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Click to view the article Chris Porter Q&A with CID - from analysis to action
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.

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