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Tools that Take Us Beyond Search and Retrieval
Friday, 27th February 2015
Jan Sykes looks at recently published and upcoming articles and reviews in the Topic Series "Making Information Visible". She highlights content about tools and services which aim to facilitate discovery and ease of access to improve the user experience.
Q&A with Reprints Desk - Meeting the Visibility Challenge
Thursday, 26th February 2015
As part of the FreePint Topic Series "Making Information Visible", Sophie Alexander recently interviewed Ian Palmer, chief sales and marketing officer at Reprints Desk, to get his perspective on some of the key challenges in making information more visible within the organisation and how Reprints Desk facilitates visibility for its users.
Search is Critical to Informed Decision-Making
Monday, 16th February 2015
Martin White discusses discovery and its function within the information lifecycle. He covers areas such as why search is an essential part of decision-making and why search support teams are critical to success.
Taking the Mystery Out of Big Data - Moving from Data Collection to Competitive Actions
Monday, 2nd February 2015
Constance Ard explores how far we've moved towards data-driven decision-making and the ability to find the right information, in the right format, at the right time. She discusses key considerations from mapping information flows to choosing the right technology solution and updating processes as business goals evolve. A set of next steps is included to help on the road to highly visible, well-managed content.
Webinar - User Behaviour and Visibility
Tuesday, 13th January 2015
Join FreePint's Webinar on "user behaviour and visibility" in February where we'll discuss practical approaches to shifting user behaviour to improve information visibility.
Partnering For Success - Effective User Engagement Is No Accident
Wednesday, 7th January 2015
As part of the FreePint Topic Series: Making Information Visible, Sean Smith explains why user engagement is a critical component of discovery and outlines four key steps. He also demonstrates how influencing user behaviour must be combined with the right content and technology to make an information project a success.
Tuesday, 6th January 2015
As we launch the FreePint Topic Series: Making Information Visible, Robin Neidorf reflects on the concept of visibility, its three key components, and how to participate on FreePint's research into defining visibility and addressing its challenges.
What is Visibility?
Tuesday, 6th January 2015
As the FreePint Topic Series: Making Information Visible launches, Robin Neidorf examines research into differing definitions of discovery, key components, and how information professionals are tackling issues such as technology and tools, content and user behaviour.
Analytics - Not As Far Behind As You Fear?
Thursday, 6th November 2014
Contrary to popular belief, everyone probably isn't ahead of you in adopting big data. In fact most enterprises are still struggling, not least because they still seem to think that, with so much data at their disposal, they don't need to worry about every little flaw, and that technology will eliminate the need for data integration. Collecting stuff faster than they can sort it seems to be a key problem, and it can't be solved by exclusive reliance on data scientists. Old fashioned activities like taxonomy still have their role to play - and the competition regulators' interest in the few big data leaders suggests that the prize is well worth the effort.
Using Taxonomies to Harness the Power of Unstructured Big Data and Develop New Insights
Monday, 27th October 2014
Taxonomy development expert Helen Clegg shares her insights into unstructured data and how it can be acquired and structured. She discusses the importance of text-mining tools, algorithms and taxonomies - as well as emphasising the essential part that knowledge workers play in information discovery.
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.
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Sources - Content & Coverage)
Thursday, 9th October 2014
InfoViewer from InfoDesk gets information workers the right information, when they need it most. The company's products provide content-neutral aggregating and integrating of licensed and open access data, and other electronic content, disregarding boundaries. Reviewer Constance Ard looks at the variety of sources and rich media which can be included and curation options available.
Product Review of the InfoDesk Suite (Introduction; Contact Details)
Wednesday, 8th October 2014
In the first part of her review, Constance Ard introduces InfoDesk and the suite of products which allows organisations to make the most of content investments, as well as open web and social media sources. She provides an overview of InfoViewer, InfoWatch, InfoAlert and InfoMonitor.
Introducing Delve - Improving Interaction with Information in Office 365
Monday, 22nd September 2014
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".
Managing Your Intranet Search
Wednesday, 3rd September 2014
James Mullan discusses what intranet managers should be doing to improve the search within their intranet, looking at options from tailored search to one size fits all.
Product Review of Innography (Technology - Innography Explorer; FreePint's View)
Wednesday, 13th August 2014
The seventh part of Cathy Chiba's review of Innography examines Innography Explorer, the application for R&D teams and technical decision-makers, which provides features for secure collaboration as well as workflow templates for idea validation and invention disclosure preparation. She also gives FreePint's View of Advanced Analysis and Innography Explorer.
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