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If your work involves researching private companies in the US, you'll be interested in why we recently published a mini review of IncFact, a company information and business discovery engine that covers around 3 million mainly privately held, midsized US companies.
Find out why you should read Jinfo's product review of specialist search engine AlphaSense and how the award-winning intelligent search engine is uncovering company and financial data and insights that others might miss.
What impact is MiFID II having on research managers and what financial and investment resources should you turn to now that the legislation is in force?
Read Jinfo's review of the new Dow Jones DNA (Data, News and Analytics) platform, which allows users to download large quantities of data to use in text mining and other solutions. The platform is currently in beta release.
The S&P Capital IQ platform has been freshly reviewed by Jinfo for 2017. Read about the enhancements that have been made to the sophisticated web-based platform and how the product continues to provide deep financial data and information on millions of companies, as well as data on markets, industries and people.
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.
In addition to its Factiva service, Dow Jones provides real-time and archive feeds of its proprietary Dow Jones Newswires financial news offering, specifically for text mining purposes.
Jinfo has just published a product review of Avention's revamped flagship offering, OneSource. Find out what we think of the latest content enhancements in this global company information platform, how it works and whether OneSource could add value for users.
Our just-completed product review of Bureau van Djik's Fame, puts this specialised company information database to the test and considers why its new interface is a bonus.
Information on fast growth companies is a traditional weakness of sales intelligence platforms, our mini review of CB Insights for Sales looks at how it performs in that space.
Optimising the efficiency of information departments within banking and finance is important given the crucial role played by data and other content in the operation of these businesses. The focus by Jinfo on assessing and developing the skills within information teams and on the ways in which IS and IT can work more effectively together provides vital reading for information managers in banking and finance who want to enhance the efficiency of their operation.
With Morningstar's "Company Intelligence" product being discontinued this summer, we're investigating what plans customers are making to fill the void that this will leave. We'd love to hear your views.
Over the last three months Jinfo has continued to explore many of the issues that are of specific interest to information managers in the banking and finance sector as well as more broadly across all organisations. Here we highlight some of those articles and reports - and discuss what you need to have both specialist information skills and to be aware of wider challenges.
With big data providing behavioural insights on suppliers and customers alike, Cortera Pulse wants to maximise your revenue and minimise your risk.
What does the DueDil service offer users seeking information on companies in UK and Ireland?
Eikon is the flagship desktop product from the financial division of global business information provider Thomson Reuters, offering high-quality content along with easy-to-use analysis capabilities and workflow tools. Last reviewed by FreePint in 2013, Chris Porter's latest review focuses on the product's enhancements including more integrated access to content assets aimed specifically at the financial services "buy-side" community.
Information managers in the banking and finance field rely on sophisticated and complex information products but how do you identify the value they're bringing to the organisation? Find out about the latest and upcoming FreePint items and events that help tackle changes in news requirements.
Bridger Insight XG is a LexisNexis product designed to help companies manage risk around Anti-Money Laundering, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), watchlist screening and bribery and corruption. We ask contributing editor Sophie Alexander more about its newest features and how it can help companies improve their compliance process.
Chris Porter recently carried out an in-depth FreePint product review of regulatory tracking service Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence. We ask him how it fits within the context of ever-increasing pressures on companies to remain compliant with ever-changing legislation.
Find out why the support function offered by information vendors in the banking and financial sector is so important and how researcher Eileen Steer puts four key vendors under her scrutiny.
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Director of Research Robin Neidorf describes the benefits of a Consulting Pilot on Value Chain, to tailor this process to your needs and environment:
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Consulting Pilot on Value Chain