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Chris Porter Old Skills in a New Context: Brandwatch Social Media Analysis Software
Wednesday, 16th April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Brandwatch is a fast-growing, UK-based company which provides a highly sophisticated social media monitoring and analysis tool. Chris Porter looks at how this new-generation software solution makes use of some very familiar information skills.

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120 views | Posted in: Media monitoring - News sources - Social media sources


Jody Ridgwell FreePint Newsletter 396 published
Thursday, 10th April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Announcement of the publication of FreePint Newsletter 396.

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Chris Porter All Shook Up in the World of Media Intelligence
Wednesday, 9th April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

As two of the world's leading players in media intelligence software (Vocus and Cision) look set to change ownership, Chris Porter examines how this - and changes amongst the smaller players - will affect buyers of media monitoring, media measurement & analysis, and journalist contact management tools.

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238 views | Posted in: Information purchasing - Competitive intelligence - Media monitoring - News sources


Chris Porter My Favourite Tipples from a Market Size and Share Specialist
Wednesday, 9th April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Chris Porter frequently creates reports on market size and share and competitive dynamics. He shares some of his favourite tipples, especially those relating to hard-to-find revenue information on private companies around the world.

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Robin Neidorf FreePint's Recent and Upcoming Content, Community and Consulting
Tuesday, 8th April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

We look at recent and upcoming FreePint articles, reports and webinars. Robin Neidorf highlights Community of Practice calls and in-person sessions on topics from technology in law firms to measuring value and changes in the market for news content. Recent consulting projects include training sessions in the field of news delivery, and market mapping of social media monitoring products.

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276 views | Posted in: FreePint News


Jody Ridgwell Video Overview of FreePint
Friday, 4th April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Jody Ridgwell introduces the new FreePint video tour, ideal for those thinking about ordering a FreePint Subscription or for existing users who'd like an orientation to help them make full use of their subscription.

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Tim Buckley Owen BYOD and the Security Nightmare
Friday, 4th April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

FreePint writers have been commenting on BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - for a couple of years now. But recent developments suggest that it's poised to move into a different league - and the fear, uncertainty and doubt (or FUD) factor means that executives may be ill-prepared to deal with the security and other challenges that the "shadow IT" of mobile device use brings. In more recent articles, FreePint commentators have exposed the limitations of solutions such as Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled (COPE), and showed how the risks sometimes come from unexpected sources, and suggested that many of the changes required are behavioural, not technological.

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243 views | Posted in: Information services management - Mobile - Security


Chris Porter Social Media in Public Relations Workflow - PR Newswire's Agility Platform
Wednesday, 2nd April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

PR Newswire's Agility platform aims to help PR professionals to monitor mainstream and social media coverage, identify relevant journalists and other key influencers, communicate with them and track the impact of their communications efforts, all within a single service. It is a fascinating case study of how to integrate traditional and social media monitoring into a very specific user workflow.

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391 views | Posted in: Media monitoring - News sources - Social media sources


Catherine Dhanjal Enhancements to FreePint Reviews
Monday, 31st March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Catherine Dhanjal introduces the enhancements to FreePint's reviews as the new developments are rolled out this month.

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232 views | Posted in: FreePint News


Yulia Aspinall PharmaCircle - Put it in Your Biopharma Portfolio
Friday, 28th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Yulia Aspinall examines PharmaCircle, an online resource for professionals in the biopharmaceutical industry, and explains why it stands out for those seeking a drug delivery (DD) and formulation repository.

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282 views | Posted in: Scientific, technical, medical sources


Andrew Lucas My Favourite Tipples from a Business Strategy Specialist
Wednesday, 26th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Andrew Lucas is a specialist in content and business strategy in the information sector and needs to keep up with developments in the industry as well as carrying out in-depth research. He shares his favourite tipples.

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794 views | Posted in: FreePint News


Robin Neidorf Latest Content, Special Offers
Wednesday, 26th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

We highlight recent and upcoming content, community and consulting and provide details of two special FreePint Subscription offers.

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375 views | Posted in: FreePint News


Penny Crossland Boardroom Insiders - a Simple but Effective Tool for Executive Intelligence
Monday, 24th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Penny Crossland looks at executive intelligence tool Boardroom Insiders, which provides in-depth profiles on C-suite executives. Unusually for a provider of executive information, the database uses human editors to put together reports packed with relevant information to help decision-makers position their products for sales purposes.

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682 views | Posted in: Company sources - Competitive intelligence - People sources


Perrin Kerravala Compliance, Intelligence, Reviews & News: FreePint for Banking & Finance Professionals
Monday, 24th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Perrin Kerravala demonstrates how FreePint can help banking and finance organisations navigate the complex worlds of compliance, company & industry intelligence, and news.

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466 views | Posted in: Information purchasing - Compliance sources - Financial sources - News sources - FreePint News


Robin Neidorf FreePint's Recent and Upcoming Content, Community and Consulting
Wednesday, 19th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

We look at recent and upcoming FreePint articles, reports and webinars; the latest articles in the FreePint Topic Series: The Social Enterprise and preview the FreePint Topic Series: Next-Generation Competitive Intelligence. The unique needs of law librarians and legal information managers will be addressed in a special Community of Practice teleconference. Robin Neidorf provides examples to illustrate the scope of FreePint's Consulting projects.

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642 views | Posted in: FreePint News


Michael Gruenberg Mutual Negotiation Success for Information Professionals and Salespeople
Wednesday, 19th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

The process of purchasing information products and services can be a complex one. Michael Gruenberg, author of the book "Buying and Selling Information", illustrates how information professionals and the vendors who supply them can move towards a more successful sales and ongoing customer relationship.

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465 views | Posted in: Information services management - Information purchasing


Chris Porter Engage121 - Bringing Order to the Social Media World
Monday, 17th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

The world of social media throws up many challenges, especially for large consumer-facing organisations. Engage121 is a social media management tool with some fascinating features to help users respond to comments and proactively engage in conversations, including at a very local level, in an efficient and consistent manner.

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521 views | Posted in: Media monitoring - News sources - Social media sources


Robin Neidorf FreePint Subscription: Consulting Clarified
Friday, 14th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

FreePint Subscribers at Enterprise level benefit from six hours of consulting time per year. Robin Neidorf gives examples of how customers have used the time from information audits to private briefings and market studies.

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565 views | Posted in: FreePint News


James Mullan Concluding the FreePint Topic Series: The Social Enterprise
Thursday, 13th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

As the FreePint Topic Series: The Social Enterprise concludes, James Mullan, co-producer of the series, takes a look back at some of the articles that have appeared and themes covered from governance and ownership to implementation tips, choice of platform and best practice in use of social features.

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495 views | Posted in: Collaborative and social tools - Intranets


Sarah Dillingham Piloting SharePoint 2013 at the UK's National Audit Office
Thursday, 13th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

In a case study on the National Audit Office's introduction of SharePoint 2013, Sarah Dillingham interviews the NAO's intranet manager, Patrick Callaghan, to find out how the organisation is encouraging SharePoint's adoption through early adopters and targeted training sessions.

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593 views | Posted in: Collaborative and social tools - Information services management - Intranets


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