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Constance Ard Product Review of NetProspex Workbench (Value - Competitors, Development & Pricing)
Wednesday, 1st October 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

In the final part of her review Constance Ard concentrates on the value which NetProspex Workbench offers B2B marketers and sales professionals seeking to clean, evaluate and improve quality of contact data. She also discusses the competitor landscape and key differentiators.

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Topic Categories: Information purchasing - Company sources - People sources


James Mullan Key Legal KM Tools from 2000 to Present Day
Wednesday, 1st October 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

The legal sector has a long tradition of having well-established knowledge management tools and strategies to support the use of these tools within organisations. During author James Mullan's career the landscape within law firms has changed significantly, both in terms of technologies and the internal and external factors that are influencing how law firms operate. He takes a look at some of the key tools since 2000 to see how far we've come in a short space of time.

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Topic Categories: Collaborative and social tools - Knowledge management - Intranets


Chris Porter Media Intelligence Providers Vocus and Cision Move Forward with Merger Plans
Tuesday, 30th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Leading media intelligence players Cision and Vocus are moving forward with their merger under the ownership of private equity company GTCR and in a further bold move, social media monitoring and analysis company Visible Technologies is also being added to the mix. Chris Porter summarises the short-term effects on customers and looks at some longer-term implications.

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Topic Categories: Media monitoring - News sources


Constance Ard Product Review of NetProspex Workbench (Technology - Search, Outputs & Alerts, User Interface & Help)
Tuesday, 30th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Workbench from NetProspex is a product designed for B2B decision-makers who need quality lead generation data. In the third part of her review, Constance Ard looks at the services provided by NetProspex including cleaning, enhancing and growing the data. She highlights potential unique differentiators for NetProspex and their crowdsourced data collection methods.

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Topic Categories: Company sources - Content management - People sources


Chris Porter Product Review of Factiva Companies & Executives (Value - Competitors, Development & Pricing)
Monday, 29th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

In the final part of his review, author Chris Porter reviews areas in which Factiva Companies & Executives matches, falls short of or exceeds directly competing services.

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Topic Categories: Information purchasing - Company sources - Industry sources - People sources


Constance Ard Product Review of NetProspex Workbench (Sources - Content & Coverage)
Friday, 26th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

In the second part of her review of Workbench from NetProspex, Constance Ard investigates the sources covered and looks at how the company's technology and processes allow B2B customers to understand the quality and completeness of their data.

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Topic Categories: Company sources - Content management - People sources


Chris Porter Product Review of Factiva Companies & Executives (Technology - Search, Outputs & Alerts, User Interface & Help)
Thursday, 25th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

In the third part of his review of Factiva Companies & Executives, Chris Porter looks at the searching, filtering, list-building and exporting capabilities and assesses how well the vendor integrates news coverage with company profile information.

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Topic Categories: Company sources - Industry sources - People sources


Constance Ard Product Review of NetProspex Workbench (Introduction; Contact Details)
Wednesday, 24th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Constance Ard introduces Workbench from NetProspex, a product designed for B2B decision-makers who need quality lead generation data and a tool to help them enhance the quality of their contact, company and intelligence data.

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Topic Categories: Company sources - Content management - People sources


Libby Trudell Vendor Market Overview - Know Your Customer
Tuesday, 23rd September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

FreePint presents an overview of some key vendors in the Know Your Customer (KYC) space. The table identifies key vendor products, briefly describes their key features, notes the geographic scope, singles out any special features of each service and notes what kinds of regulation it addresses, such as KYC, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT).

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Topic Categories: Compliance sources - Risk management


Chris Porter Mini Review: Nexis Analyser
Monday, 22nd September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Chris Porter looks at latest developments in Nexis Analyser, an add-on tool to the Nexis business aggregation database. The service generates easy-to-use analysis charts to help users dig into changes in news coverage over time. Users include those working on competitive intelligence, mergers & acquisitions and journalism.

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Topic Categories: Media monitoring - News sources - FreePint Reports: Product reviews


Chris Porter Product Review of Factiva Companies & Executives (Sources - Content & Coverage)
Monday, 22nd September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

In the second part of his review of Factiva Companies & Executives, Chris Porter drills down into the detail of the sources, looking at what's available for company profiles and news content, company financials, executive content, and industry profiles. He also investigates the Company Snapshot and Corporate Signals features.

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Topic Categories: Company sources - Industry sources - People sources


James Mullan Introducing Delve - Improving Interaction with Information in Office 365
Monday, 22nd September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

The way we search for and find information has changed significantly over the last 10 years, not just because of the advent of new technologies and an increasing focus on mobile technologies but also because of the amount of information we're both creating and having to manage. This trend has led to many companies looking at ways to make finding information easier. The latest company to jump on the "information discovery bandwagon" is Microsoft with the introduction of a new search tool called "Delve".

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Topic Categories: Collaborative and social tools - Content management - Search


James Mullan How To Increase User Engagement With Knowledge Tools
Friday, 19th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

One of the many things that information and knowledge professionals can be tasked with is encouraging and developing user engagement with knowledge tools. This can be a thankless task given the complexity of both the organisations that users work in and the tools that organisations provide. James Mullan examines how information and knowledge managers can encourage use of the knowledge tools for which they're responsible.

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Topic Categories: Collaborative and social tools - Knowledge management


Chris Porter Product Update of Compliance Catalyst
Thursday, 18th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Chris Porter catches up with some of the latest developments in the Compliance Catalyst service from Bureau van Dijk (BvD) and highlights key changes since FreePint's full review in August 2013. Compliance Catalyst is a workflow application that helps organisations to take an informed, risk-based decision on whether to accept a potential new customer, supplier or other business partner. BvD has made numerous enhancements to the content and functionality of the service, driven by customer feedback.

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Topic Categories: Information purchasing - Compliance sources - Risk management


Chris Porter Product Review of Factiva Companies & Executives (Introduction; Contact Details)
Tuesday, 16th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Chris Porter looks at the Companies & Executives component of the Dow Jones Factiva service. This component contains data and tools relating to companies, executives and industries. It was previously sold separately, but is now fully integrated into the main Factiva product. Factiva Companies & Executives is aimed at researchers and analysts in information-intensive organisations, as well as those involved in sales and business development. In the first part of the review Chris introduces the product and company and provides contact details.

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Topic Categories: Company sources - People sources


James Mullan Are Companies Making the Most of SharePoint?
Tuesday, 16th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

SharePoint is much more than just a document collaboration tool; its social and collaborative elements are continually being strengthened and it now also serves as a social computing platform. But how many companies are actually taking advantage of all of its features? This is a question that often remains unanswered, so it was with some interest that I read an article which looks at research into the ways companies are really using SharePoint.

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Topic Categories: Collaborative and social tools - Content management - Intranets


Sophie Alexander Market Research using Pay As You Go Online Sources - Search Features and Account Management
Friday, 12th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

If you're looking for company, industry or country information on a Pay As You Go basis, the wealth of online market research sources can seem quite overwhelming. In her second article on this topic, Sophie Alexander highlights the product offerings of four well-known market research vendors and explores the search options available as well as account management features including payment and subscription options and report formats.

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Topic Categories: Information purchasing - Industry sources - Market sources - Regional sources


James Mullan The Benefits of Knowledge Management
Thursday, 11th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

All organisations should be taking advantage of the benefits that having a well-established knowledge management programme can deliver. Yet all too often knowledge managers spend a lot of their time selling knowledge management within their organisation. If this is the case then it can be useful to have a list of the benefits that knowledge management can deliver. James Mullan explains how this list of benefits can be repurposed dependent on the audience and should make it easier to "sell" knowledge management internally.

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Topic Categories: Knowledge management


Sophie Alexander Market Research using Pay As You Go Online Sources - Publishers, Content and Coverage
Thursday, 11th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

If you're looking for company, industry or country information on a Pay As You Go basis, the wealth of online market research sources can seem quite overwhelming. In her article, Sophie Alexander highlights the product offerings of four well-known market research vendors, including the type of content, publishers, search features, account options as well as geographical and language coverage.

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Topic Categories: Information purchasing - Industry sources - Market sources - Regional sources


Anne Jordan Source Update for Nexis
Tuesday, 9th September 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

The latest additions and takedowns in Nexis, researched and compiled by Anne Jordan.

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Topic Categories: News sources - Regional sources - FreePint Articles: Source updates


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