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Click to view the report Click to view the report FreePint Report: The Social Enterprise
Monday, 14th April 2014

This collection of FreePint articles on the topic of making organisations more socially adept covers those included in the FreePint Topic Series: The Social Enterprise . The articles explore the importance of adequate support for a social enterprise solution, issues such as governance and...



Click to view the article 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.



Click to view the article Chris Porter Major Shake-Up in Media Intelligence as Vocus and Cision Set to Change Hands
Tuesday, 8th April 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

The world of media intelligence software services is facing a major shake-up as leading players Vocus and Cision both accept takeover offers, and Cision then finds itself the subject of a rival bid from Meltwater. Chris Porter looks at what this might mean for the enterprise information buyer.



Click to view the article 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.



Click to view the article Penny Crossland Mini Review: Boardroom Insiders
Friday, 21st March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Penny Crossland's Mini Review of Boardroom Insiders explains how it provides enterprise sales professionals with executive intelligence that enables them to engage with potential customers and sell bigger deals, faster.



Click to view the article Perrin Kerravala Harness Multilingual Resources for Research
Monday, 10th March 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Global commerce now demands that organisations have multilingual capabilities, including access to content and translation tools. Perrin Kerravala discusses how organisations can leverage FreePint to find the best multilingual content providers and translation products.



Click to view the article Aileen Marshall Dig Deeper into Social Media Monitoring with Digimind Social
Thursday, 27th February 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Social media monitoring products vary considerably in terms of their capabilities in areas such as analysis, reporting and real-time results. Aileen Marshall highlights the best features of Digimind Social.



Click to view the article Aileen Marshall Product Review of Digimind Social: Executive Summary
Wednesday, 26th February 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Social media monitoring product Digimind Social monitors content in real time and adds a powerful analytical layer. In this executive summary Aileen Marshall outlines the value offered, unique software functionality - including the ability to respond to social media comments from within the Digimind Software - and key content and analysis options.



Click to view the report Click to view the report FreePint Report: Product Review of Digimind Social
Wednesday, 26th February 2014

Digimind Social is a social media monitoring and analysis platform which lets marketers and analysts discover and analyse trends in real time. Suitable for large and small companies, clients include Deloitte, McDonalds and Nestle, who can use it to see how people view their products, how their...



Click to view the article Aileen Marshall Product Review of Digimind Social: Special Software Functionality, Pricing, Help & Contact Details
Monday, 24th February 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

In the final part of her review of Digimind Social, a social media monitoring product that allows customers to discover and analyse trends in real time, Aileen Marshall looks at the special software functionality - including pricing and integration with social media, pricing, help options and the company's contact information.



Click to view the article Aileen Marshall Product Review of Digimind Social: Search Options, Alerts & User Interface
Thursday, 20th February 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Search options, alerts & the user interface are scrutinised by Aileen Marshall in the third part of her review of Digimind Social. Filters available during the search process are extensive, ranging from brands to time, features, sentiment and country. Generating reports can be easily accomplished with outputs in various formats.



Click to view the article Aileen Marshall Product Review of Digimind Social: Sources, Content, Analysis & Display Options
Wednesday, 19th February 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Digimind Social covers over 200 countries and over 40 languages for all social media monitoring analysis, benchmarking and mentions features. Sentiment analysis is available for 12 languages. In the second part of her review Aileen Marshall finds the unique "potential audience" feature allows analysts to more accurately identify which media has the biggest impact on which market.



Click to view the article Aileen Marshall Product Review of Digimind Social: Introduction, Value & FreePint's View
Tuesday, 18th February 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Aileen Marshall introduces Digimind Social, a social media monitoring product that allows customers to discover and analyse trends in real time. The first part of her review provides an overview and product highlights. Marketers and social media analysts use Digimind to measure the impact of digital marketing campaigns.



Click to view the article James Mullan Personalised Insight & Intelligence from Manzama
Thursday, 9th January 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Graphs and other visual outputs make business and competitive intelligence tool Manzama ideal for displaying complex information and highlighting patterns and trends, finds James Mullan. He also draws attention to the high degree of personalisation available in this information gathering and dissemination product. Currently used primarily by legal and professional services organisations, he foresees this expanding to other sectors.



Click to view the article James Mullan Mini Review: Manzama
Monday, 6th January 2014 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Competitive and business intelligence requires information from multiple sources, both traditional and new, along with ways to filter and make it into decision-ready information. James Mullan's Mini Review of Manzama examines how the tool performs for its legal and professional services clients and how it can help them to gain a better understanding of their competitors, clients and industry and to better identify business development opportunities. 



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Euromonitor Passport: Industry Insights and Cross-Comparable Country Data
Friday, 20th December 2013 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Euromonitor's Passport database offers market research data on 28 consumer industries and 210 countries which can be customised and filtered in many ways. With over 115 million statistics available, users can either gain an overview of a country or industry using the Dashboards or delve deeper using the Centre for Analytics, Modelling and Innovation (CAMI) to get more precise answers that help support strategic planning, risk and business intelligence functions.



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product Review of Euromonitor Passport: Executive Summary
Friday, 20th December 2013 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Whether you're looking for an overview of an industry or country or need more detailed analysis, Euromonitor's Passport offers a wealth of data on consumer-based market research. Providing statistics and analysis on 28 industries and with over 1,000 analysts covering 210 countries, Sophie Alexander's executive summary of Passport shows how it could be of value to any company that needs consumer market research data.



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product Review of Euromonitor Passport: Outputs, Pricing, Help & Contact Details
Friday, 20th December 2013 Please login top-right to be able to star items

Examining Euromonitor Passport's output options, help and pricing, Sophie Alexander finds that the help options have improved significantly since FreePint's 2011 review with a number of videos now available in seven languages, covering aspects such as manipulating statistics and creating custom datasets. Help is also available from every screen and covers areas such as methodology, which includes a detailed description of how the global market research database specialist obtains its data.



Click to view the report Click to view the report FreePint Report: Product Review of Euromonitor Passport
Friday, 20th December 2013

Euromonitor Passport is an online market research tool which focuses on statistics and analysis in relation to consumer-based products. Sophie Alexander's review finds its global industry sector coverage very comprehensive and its resources extensive, encompassing official sources complemented by...



Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Product Review of Euromonitor Passport: Search
Thursday, 19th December 2013 Please login top-right to be able to star items

The third part of Sophie Alexander's review of Euromonitor Passport examines the extensive search options available. The Passport database contains statistics, analysis, surveys and news on 27 industry sectors covering 210 countries. Sophie finds that the quality and quantity of information available is very impressive and irrespective of your chosen category or which page you’re on, the layout is reassuringly similar with search filters along the left of the page, usually with the option to change the geography, currency, date and categories. There is the possibility of going deep into the data or choosing overviews complete with visualisations.



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