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Click to view the article Clare Painter Sharing copyright in partnerships
11th June 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Copyright ownership generally follows the creator of the material and there is no need to register it as it takes effect as soon as the work is created. But what happens when external partners are involved in the creation of a project? This article explores some of the issues involved including ownership of the content, working with partners and what opportunities there are to repurpose your content.

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Q&A with Diligencia - shedding light on companies in MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa
9th May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Diligencia's ClarifiedBy provides company information in 67 countries across MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa. It gathers public record data from a range of official sources which is cleaned, indexed, analysed and cross-referenced to build accurate and comprehensive company records. Jinfo recently spoke to Ben Hedger, regional head in Dubai, and Nameer Kanderian, the company's brand director, to find out more about the company and its ethos and future plans.

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Mini review of Company Watch - UK and international company data and analytics
24th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In this mini review, we look at Company Watch, a UK-based credit reference agency which provides risk analysis and data modelling tools to predict the exposure of companies to financial risk. Competitors include Equifax Business Insights and Experian, as well as companies offering business credit analytics such as Graydon, Dun & Bradstreet's D&B Credit, S&P Global Credit Analytics and Bureau van Dijk's Credit Catalyst.

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Click to view the article Clare Painter Coping with international copyright
9th April 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

With the advance of the internet and its global reach, using and sharing content worldwide has never been easier. However, copyright laws differ from one country to another and whilst it would be impossible to familiarise yourself with them all, this article looks at some of the key differences between the UK, US and major European regimes to help you reduce any risk of infringing the law. It looks specifically at the differences between common and civil law, fair use and fair dealing, moral rights, registration and copyright exceptions.

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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Q&A with Copyrightlaws.com - the place to learn about copyright and licensing
22nd March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Understanding copyright and licensing is a cornerstone of information work. Helping professionals learn about the issues from a practical perspective is Copyrightlaws.com. It specialises in teaching copyright to non-lawyers, with users from a wide variety of industry sectors in countries around the world. Courses are delivered through online content, some with video, along with downloadable guides and certification programmes. Sophie Alexander spoke to founder Lesley Ellen Harris to find out how its users benefit and what's coming next.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Jinfo model - mapping technology readiness
24th October 2018

Use Jinfo's model to map how stakeholder relationships can affect the successful introduction and uptake of technology, and how organisational-wide projects can be encouraged to flourish. By Robin Neidorf  

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Click to view the article Paul Pedley Managing the privacy risks posed by vendors
7th August 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second of a two-part article on the use of content aggregation services and intelligence platforms and the privacy issues that arise in relation to both the individuals and businesses that deploy those products, Paul Pedley takes a more in-depth look at the potential privacy risks posed by these relationships with vendors in the context of library and information services and how to mitigate those risks by developing a robust plan.

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Click to view the article Paul Pedley Content aggregation services and intelligence platforms - the implications for data privacy
26th July 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The use of content aggregation services and intelligence platforms gives rise to privacy issues in relation to both the individuals and businesses that deploy those products. As a result, information professionals need to be aware of the risks posed by third-party relationships with vendors, suppliers, and distributors. This article looks at some of the platforms available and the types of data they generate as well as the legal landscape in relation to the privacy of both individuals and companies.

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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)
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
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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