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Click to view the article Victoria Alford GDPR - what it means for information professionals
3rd May 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Are you up to speed with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an EU initiative impacting on data privacy across Europe and coming into force on 25th May?

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Click to view the article Graham Southorn What does GDPR add to the Data Protection Act?
24th April 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In February, SLA Europe president, Katharine Schopflin, presented a webinar in which she examined the imminent changes to existing data protection legislation. This article presents some of the highlights from this webinar and looks at some of the myths around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what organisations need to do to be compliant.

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Click to view the article John Orosa What's the point of data analytics?
22nd November 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Data analytics helps organisations make appropriate business decisions. Data is stored and analysed to study a range of commercial and operational subjects, which can help with targeted advertising and alignment of content and layout. However, many businesses, particularly smaller companies, have no data analytics strategy. In this article, John Orosa looks at the five phases of data development an organisation will typically go through, gives some practical examples of the application of data analytics, and offers some tips on developing a data analytics strategy within your organisation.

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Data analytics - measuring the information professional's contribution
20th November 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Information teams have valuable expertise to contribute to data analytics projects within organisations but to be recognised they need to be able to measure and demonstrate those skills. In this article, Andrew Lucas looks at the types of data that all information professionals should be able to work with and how to map their skills to organisational need using Jinfo's model and ensure that other stakeholders are aware of what the information centre can contribute.

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Click to view the article Victoria Alford Fighting fraud with LexisNexis TraceIQ
26th October 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Find out what our reviewer thought of LexisNexis TraceIQ, an online tracing and investigation tool used for fraud detection and prevention.

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Mini review of LexisNexis TraceIQ
20th October 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

LexisNexis TraceIQ is an online tracing and investigation tool used for fraud prevention and detection and forms part of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, which is owned by RELX Group, a leading international publisher and information provider. Fraud investigations for insurance companies make up the largest user group of the product but it is also used by financial services firms and media organisations. In this mini review, Andrew Lucas takes a look at specific use-cases, pricing information and the competitive environment. He also discusses its content and search functionality as well as what training and help are available.

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Click to view the article Tina Reynolds Are premium news aggregators worth the investment?
22nd August 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Whilst premium news databases can be very costly, the breadth of content, ability to narrow your search, and reduction of risk, means that they are worth purchasing. In this article, Tina Reynolds discusses the value of resources such as Nexis and Factiva, and the problems they can prevent, as well as offering some tips on how to promote premium news sources within the organisation.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - Acuris brand products (formerly Mergermarket Group)
Wednesday, 16th August 2017

We look at 18 Acuris brand products. Mergermarket Group rebranded to Acuris in July 2017. Compliance: Anti-Corruption Report C6 Capital Profile CyberSecurity Law Report HedgeFund Law Report Wealthmonitor. Equities: Dealreporter PaRR TIM....

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - Know Your Customer products
Wednesday, 24th May 2017

This report covers 21 products which offer Know Your Customer (KYC) data as well as some also being applicable to other compliance regulations. Alacra Compliance Enterprise; Alacra Compliance Professional from Opus Global Arachnys D3 platform ASSIST, Precise ID, from Experian...

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Click to view the article Catherine Dhanjal Is RiskScreen's new Pro service worth the money?
20th April 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

RiskScreen became a paid-for due diligence monitoring product in 2016, after 10 years of being free. Jinfo's recent mini review by Penny Crossland looked at how the new offering stacks up.

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Click to view the article Penny Crossland Mini review of RiskScreen from KYC360
7th April 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

RiskScreen from KYC360 aggregates open web-based sources for references to adverse news on people, companies and vessels. This mini review looks at what's changed since our overview article in September 2014. 

This review:

  • Covers changes and developments since 2014
  • Discusses the platform's value and commercial benefit
  • Looks at key sources, content and coverage
  • Covers pricing and looks at whether the new Pro version is worth the outlay
  • Looks at competitors in the field, including Thomson Reuters WorldCheck, Dow Jones' Risk Database and Exiger's DDIQ.

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Trends in risk and compliance
6th March 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Risk and compliance continues to be an important topic for information managers as the volume of regulation grows. Andrew Lucas explores the latest sector trends, as well as the cost of compliance and, more significantly for some companies, non-compliance. He also highlights recent Jinfo coverage in this area.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - Accuity risk & compliance products
Monday, 6th March 2017

This market landscape gives an overview of products in the risk and compliance area from Accuity: Bankers Almanac (including Bankers Almanac for Counterparty KYC, Bankers Almanac Due Diligence Repository, Bankers Almanac KYC Due Diligence Data File and Bankers Almanac Ultimate Beneficial...

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Changes in financial research - an opportunity for information professionals?
14th February 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The implementation of the "Markets in Financial Instruments Directive" (MiFID II) next year will impact the way in which some financial service firms, such as investment banks, provide research to clients. Information professionals can play an important part in the implementation of these changes.

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Click to view the article Sam Luton Changing information sources in investment banks - impact of MiFID II
9th February 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The forthcoming Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) regulation will have a significant impact on the research landscape in the finance industry and information professionals working in the sector need to prepare themselves now for the changes coming into force in January 2018.

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Click to view the article Norma Beavers Exploring risk & compliance with LexisNexis and Dun & Bradstreet
31st January 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

A growing armoury of risk and compliance products from LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Dun & Bradstreet look sure to make choices in this sector ever more competitive.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - LexisNexis Risk Solutions risk & compliance products
Friday, 27th January 2017

This market landscape gives an overview of four products in the risk and compliance area from LexisNexis Risk Solutions: Bridger Insight XG TraceIQ WorldCompliance Data WorldCompliance Online Search Tool. We provide a brief description of each product and a link to the...

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - Dun & Bradstreet risk & compliance products
Tuesday, 24th January 2017

This market landscape gives an overview of four of Dun & Bradstreet's key products in the risk and compliance arena: D&B Compliance D&B FATCA and CRS Classifier D&B Onboard DNBi Risk Management Solutions. We provide a brief description of each product and a link to the...

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Click to view the article Norma Beavers Who owns the copyright of redrawn or altered graphics?
19th January 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The internet has made so much information available that it's easy for some to think it's all free and up for grabs. But is it ok to include certain graphics in your own reports, blogs or documents, especially if you've made some changes or even redrawn them? Clare Painter's article: "How does copyright apply to tables, charts and other figures?" will give you essential tips on avoiding copyright infringements.

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Click to view the article Norma Beavers Exploring risk & compliance with Ideagen and Thomson Reuters
16th January 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Managing risk and compliance is a must-do across industries and there's a wide range of products to choose from. In our latest postings, Jinfo contributors take a look at what Ideagen and Thomson Reuters have to offer.

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