Category: Competitive intelligence
Tableau Desktop - Visualising Business Intelligence
Friday, 20th March 2015
The business intelligence market is growing fast and there are a raft of players competing for a share of the market. One of the fastest growing is Tableau Software which is setting the pace for data visualisation. FreePint has reviewed its latest release Tableau Desktop 9.0.
Mini Review of Tableau Desktop
Thursday, 19th March 2015
As part of the FreePint Topic Series "Making Information Visible", Andrew Lucas reviews Tableau Software's Desktop product, an easy, quick to install and use business intelligence and data visualisation application which is content-agnostic. The company mission is to "help people see and understand data", and Tableau is designed to be used by a wide range of business users and functions - any reasonably proficient Excel user can access its analytical and visualisation capabilities. Competitors in data visualisation range from those at the enterprise end such as IBM and Oracle to Salesforce Analytics Cloud and smaller competitors such as Qlik, Datawatch and Pentaho.
Commetric - Shaping the Debate, Digging Into News Content to Spot Key Influencers
Wednesday, 25th February 2015
Chris Porter introduces Commetric, a service that mines news content to help organisations to identify the most influential voices on key business topics.
The Role of Competitive Intelligence in Biopharma - Developing Market Access Strategies
Monday, 23rd February 2015
Yulia Aspinall considers the role of competitive intelligence in developing and marketing new drugs, and how information from FreePint can help information professionals harvest intelligence from sources such as specialist drug development databases, news platforms and knowledge software.
Why Good Information Management is Central to Competitive Advantage
Thursday, 5th February 2015
Information is central to today's business processes. Constance Ard explains how understanding how information is created, retrieved and applied can help businesses improve processes and obtain competitive advantage.
Intelligence Plaza - Versatile & Tailored Competitive Intelligence
Thursday, 22nd January 2015
Following her full review, Catherine Pask comments on the time-saving and efficiency benefits of Intelligence Plaza, a comprehensive web-based market and competitive intelligence software tool.
FreePint Report: Product Review of Intelligence Plaza
Wednesday, 21st January 2015
Catherine Pask reviews Intelligence Plaza from Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), competitive and market intelligence software that lets customers set up feeds from internal and external sources of their choosing, making each company's view unique and tailored to their information needs and...
Product Review of Intelligence Plaza (Value - Competitors, Development & Pricing)
Thursday, 15th January 2015
In the final part of her review of competitive intelligence software Intelligence Plaza, Catherine Pask considers its time-saving potential, ease of use and other valuable features, the amount of experience of the parent company, new developments and similar products available.
Product Review of Intelligence Plaza (Technology - Search, Outputs & Alerts, User Interface & Help)
Tuesday, 13th January 2015
Catherine Pask looks at the technology in the third part of her review of market and competitive intelligence software Intelligence Plaza, including customisation, training and support. Particularly impressive are the means of sharing knowledge with others in the organisation and how so much source information is given in a single view, presented in an attractive way.
Product Review of Intelligence Plaza (Sources - Content & Coverage)
Thursday, 8th January 2015
Catherine Pask continues her review of market and competitive intelligence software Intelligence Plaza looking at content and coverage in the second part of the review. She describes how tailored feeds for your company are created, making sure all relevant sources can be taken into account in a single view.
Product Review of Intelligence Plaza (Introduction, Contact Details)
Tuesday, 6th January 2015
Catherine Pask introduces Intelligence Plaza in the first part of her review of the web-based market and competitive intelligence software. She highlights standout features such as its SharePoint integration and tailored information feeds.
Using Crowdsourced Content in the Competitive Intelligence Process
Monday, 17th November 2014
Crowdsourced content, which is created by large numbers of contributors with a range of levels of expertise, can produce content of value for enterprise research needs. Mining social media sites for information can be of particular value for competitive intelligence activities. For crowdsourced content of all kinds, an assessment process can be applied to assess the credibility on the information.
FreePint Feedback - Competitive Intelligence Tools
Tuesday, 4th November 2014
We highlight FreePint's articles and product reviews from the field of competitive intelligence.
InfoDesk Eases the Push of Relevant Real-Time Content
Friday, 24th October 2014
InfoDesk is a content integration and information management solution company with an emphasis on current awareness content delivery. The company defines itself as content neutral, meaning it will integrate any electronic content to provide organisations with a custom search and content delivery system that makes the most of their information assets.
FreePint Report: Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite
Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
InfoDesk offers real-time content delivery to enterprise customers when and where they need it at the individual, team, department and organisational level. To accomplish this feat much attention is paid to customer needs relating to topic, sources, delivery preferences and curated content for...
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Value - Competitors, Development & Pricing)
Monday, 20th October 2014
In the final part of her review of the InfoDesk suite of products for information management and current awareness knowledge tasks, Constance Ard reflects on the value the products offer users, setup requirements, and delves into product development plans. She also gives her view on competitive products.
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Technology - InfoWatch, InfoAlert, InfoMonitor)
Thursday, 16th October 2014
In the fourth part of her review of the InfoDesk suite, Constance Ard looks at how InfoWatch and InfoAlert deliver relevant content to users when, where and how they need it. She also examines the technology underpinning InfoMonitor, which provides daily competitive intelligence and custom reports.
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Technology - InfoViewer)
Tuesday, 14th October 2014
In the third part of her review of the InfoDesk suite, Constance Ard reports on InfoViewer, which allows real-time display of information and the easy curation, customisation and publication of content. She also introduces the iPublish editing and publishing tool.
FreePint Query - Monitoring Website Updates
Friday, 10th October 2014
We highlight FreePint's articles and reviews of products and services for monitoring website changes, media monitoring and competitive intelligence.
Q&A with Northern Light - Embracing the World of Web News
Thursday, 9th October 2014
FreePint's Chris Porter catches up with Dr David Seuss, CEO of market research, market intelligence and enterprise search provider Northern Light, to hear what is new in the market and what has changed, or is about to, with the company's products, content and mobile access offerings.
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