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Invitation to Confidential Conference Call on Changes in News Aggregators
Tuesday, 18th June 2013
Director of Research Robin Neidorf announces a conference call for FreePint Subscribers to discuss changes in the marketplace for news aggregation in a confidential forum.
Support Career Resilience with FreePint
Thursday, 6th June 2013
Keeping skills and expertise current, and even ahead of the curve, is essential to ensure that information professionals continue to play a strategic role within organisations and contribute to key areas such as business development. The new FreePint Topics are designed to highlight essential issues, products and expert opinions in the areas of compliance, ROI, sources and technology - sign in to receive free updates on each of these key areas.
Knowledge Management: Importance, Challenges and Prospects
Monday, 3rd June 2013
Aileen Marshall reviews recent FreePint articles on knowledge management and delves into them to find out current challenges, why technology doesn't always equal better team work, and what the opportunities are as KM expands to include an increasingly-social element.
D&B360 - A Well Rounded View
Friday, 31st May 2013
Sophie Alexander reviews D&B360 and finds it an easy-to-use and intuitive sales intelligence tool that provides a current, accurate and well rounded view of companies, contacts and prospects. By providing access to the world's largest platform for real-time Dun & Bradstreet data it can be used to clean, maintain and add value to your existing CRM data.
Quick Access to Relevant Content in FreePint's Product Reviews
Thursday, 30th May 2013
Product reviews help researchers and information managers compare and contrast the resources available to them. Lengthy PDF documents provide depth but present challenges for time-stressed workers. Shorter articles are easier to scan but cannot provide the level of detail FreePint values. A hybrid approach to publishing sections as stand-alone articles then pulling them together into a comprehensive report makes FreePint's product reviews both convenient and comprehensive.
What's On Your "Must Have" List?
Thursday, 23rd May 2013
FreePint introduces four key topics which are consistently on the "must have" list for FreePint Subscribers. Robin Neidorf explains how to get free Topic Updates by email and introduces the wealth of information available in the premium offering: the FreePint Subscription.
Webinar Will Bring Big Data Down to Size
Monday, 20th May 2013
Find out more about FreePint's Webinar: Big Data in Action: Plain Language, Practical Guidance and don't forget to register for the free event. It's a great opportunity to find out more about big data from four technology and service companies in the sector: Attunity, Connotate, Linguamatics and Opera Solutions.
FreePint Launches New Series: Compliance in Context
Tuesday, 14th May 2013
FreePint's work on tackling topics essential to info pros continues with The FreePint Series: Compliance in Context. Andrew Lucas, the series editor, introduces the main themes ranging from keeping up-to-date with regulation changes to choosing the right tool for regulatory compliance, and explains how you can get involved in the series which will run from September - October 2013.
Big Data Gets Sociable
Friday, 10th May 2013
Victor Camlek examines how the huge pot of social networking data is set to take the big data world by storm, impacting on sales, marketing, research and KM professionals across all fields.
Big Data is All Around Us
Thursday, 9th May 2013
Victor Camlek reviews recent FreePint articles and considers the pervasive nature of big data in areas from the legal sector to knowledge management. He also highlights the upcoming FreePint Webinar: Big Data in Action: Plain Language, Practical Guidance.
FreePint Series Explores Critical Topics
Thursday, 9th May 2013
FreePint's Series approach tackles essential topics through articles, reports, case studies and webinars. The current Series is "Big Data in Action" with a series on mobile security coming in the summer and an autumn series on regulatory compliance planned.
Big Data... And the Information Professional
Friday, 3rd May 2013
Big data undoubtedly presents opportunities for information professionals. Victor Camlek looks at FreePint's recent articles on the topic to examine how info pros can demonstrate that their skill sets make them ideally suited to a career involving big data.
Printable FreePint Subscription Articles
Thursday, 2nd May 2013
In the latest FreePint development, a new option is now available for FreePint Subscription articles. Complementing the existing sharing and starring/saving options, FreePint Subscription articles are now printable, allowing you to share more easily with colleagues or to keep them in hard copy for future reference.
Internal Communications in an Attention-Deficit World
Wednesday, 1st May 2013
This collection of FreePint articles on internal communications presents a fascinating range of topics. Communications professionals now have a plethora of choices both of device and tool. Identifying the strengths, weaknesses, appropriateness and security of internal tools from SharePoint to email is essential along with familiarity with external tools such as Twitter and LinkedIn. And presentation of information is just as important - interactive figures or multimedia can be much more effective than lines of text...
Living (and Coping) with Big Data
Thursday, 25th April 2013
As we launch our series devoted to big data we begin to see that many articles and features, even when they are not tagged as "big data", definitely fit within this domain. Victor Camlek reviews recent FreePint articles and features and presents his view on three developments related to big data, in fields ranging from sales to social media and academic publishing.
FreePint and BST America Explore the ABCs of ROI
Monday, 22nd April 2013
Measuring value and return on investment of content purchases is undeniably important but the metrics are difficult to pin down. Robin Neidorf introduces FreePint's new Webinar series, Identifying and Measuring Value, where a number of interactive sessions will focus on understanding, measuring and reporting on the value and ROI of content purchase.
Make FreePint Your Source for Sources
Thursday, 18th April 2013
Keeping on top of additions and deletions in databases, new articles, reports and information nuggets published, and tracking new sources and developments in source functionality is a tough call. FreePint’s focus on “source awareness” aims to address this need and - combined with the recently-introduced Alerts feature - should ensure you stay on top of the sources and content essential to your organisation.
Staying Alert to FreePint Content
Tuesday, 16th April 2013
FreePint has added two new features to its site to make sure you never miss articles or reports: one which gives users an even easier way to search the site; and the second which allows users to set up alerts so that when new content is published which matches your keywords, you're automatically notified.
FreePint for Information, Insight and Analysis
Thursday, 4th April 2013
As information professionals we spend considerable time and resources evaluating and selecting the best sources to support business research and to allow us to provide high-quality information, insight and analysis to other parts of the business. With the explosion in sources both free and chargeable, keeping up with the most appropriate and most authoritative can be a tough challenge. Taking time to scan the FreePint database of articles and reviews every week can reap dividends in highlighting trends, surfacing new definitive resources for your area and identifying new ways of working.
More Places to Access FreePint Content: Research & Markets Website
Tuesday, 2nd April 2013
FreePint's research is now available from Research & Markets, a specialist reseller of market research reports. Product reports and other original research documents from FreePint are available for purchase from the Research & Markets website and announcements on additional outlets for FreePint articles and reports will follow soon.