FreePint Report: Information Services Management Monthly Update (October 2012)
Friday, 2nd November 2012
This monthly update collects the current content relevant to those responsible for information service management, information strategy and content procurement in a convenient PDF package for download and offline reading.
- Review of BvD Mint: Executive Summary
Mint from Bureau van Dijk (BvD) is a powerful and flexible database of company information. Business intelligence profiles can quickly and easily be put together by combining company financials, directorships, news articles and industry research profiles. Marketing and prospecting lists can be created and due diligence performed. The product can be integrated into line of business applications, such as Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics, for data cleansing and data merging. This all comes in an easy to use format with user customisation and flexible download and output options.
- Product review of Linex Systems: Executive Summary
Reviewer Jan Knight highlights the key findings of her in-depth review of Linex Systems' aggregation and workflow tools. The system's ability to integrate multiple streams of information from a range of premium and web-based sources is a strength; some of the functions could be more intuitive; customer service is present and helpful, to enable new users to get up to speed and get the power of the product as quickly as possible.
- Source Update
Updates on what's happening with sources and content aggregators
- News and Analysis
Commentary from our contributing editors on products, vendors, trends and issues in the information industry
- In Practice
Tips and commentary to support management, procurement and information strategy
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