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.
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.
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. Produced by Robin Neidorf
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Find out what our reviewer thought of LexisNexis TraceIQ, an online tracing and investigation tool used for fraud detection and prevention.
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.
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.
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....
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
This Research Focusdefines the characteristics shared by successful information centres who we define as "Information Centres of Excellence". (April - June 2019).
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